Idioms Quiz #5

Directions: Choose the best idiom to complete each sentence.

1.When we go camping, the first thing we usually do is to _______ the tent.

a. use up b. turn out c. show up d. set up

2. Does anyone know where our meeting is going to _______?

a. take place b. take out c. set up d. so far

3. I put a plastic owl in my garden to ______ the animals eating my tomatoes, but it didn’t work.

a. take out b. scare away c. run into d. pick out

4. Many of the parts on Fred’s old car are _______, so he’s just going to get a new car.

a. used up b. showed up c. worn out d. worked out

5. The students were unable to _______ the teacher’s lesson because of some noise outside.

a. point out b. rule in c. zero in on d. turn in

6. ________ I felt sick and had to lie down. It happened very quickly.

a. After all b. All of a sudden c. So far d. Up to now

7. We’re much _______ now than when we were younger and didn’t have jobs.

a. made sure b. easygoing c. warmed up d. better off

8. It was very difficult for Gordon to ______ his family after he was arrested for shoplifting.

a. face b. keep in mind c. hang out d. get into

9. Concerns about global warming keep _______ at me. We have to do something about it.

a. taking over b. passing by c. eating away d. turning out

10.You have to _______ your assignment because there are too many mistakes in it.

a. due to b. do away with c. do in d. do over

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Answers: 1. d; 2. a; 3. b; 4. c; 5. c; 6. b; 7. d; 8. a; 9. c; 10. d