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Idioms and meanings - Lesson 1 of 11

Anindya Kumar G.
12/01/2017 0 0

Idioms Starting With "A" and "B" (choose the answer that is most appropriate).

Idioms Starting With "A"

Idioms Starting With "B"

  • "A bit" means ___.

a. some thing to eat
b. to help someone
c. a small amount

  • "About time" means ___.

a. at the right time
b. soon
c. at last

  • "Across the board" means ___.

a. everyone or everything is included
b. to travel between countries
c. uninteresting

  • To "act up" means ___.

a. to share an idea
b. to behave badly
c. to pretend to be rich

  • A man "after my own heart" means ___.

a. liking the same things as me
b. looks like me
c. follows me

  • "Against the clock" means ___.

a. a new record
b. a test of speed or time
c. an impossible task

  • "All along" means ___.

a. all the time
b. to agree
c. altogether

  • "All hours" means ___.

a. at regular times
b. at irregular times
c. every hour

  • "Along in years" means ___.

a. getting old
b. getting tired
c. becoming successful

  • "And then some" means ___.

a. not many
b. and only a few
c. and a lot more

  • "babe in the woods" means ___.

a. somone who cuts trees
b. someone who is young
c. someone who is innocent

  • To "back down" means ___.

a. to give up a claim
b. to sit down
c. to fight for something

  • To "back out" means ___.

a. to support someone
b. to be trapped
c. to get out of an agreement

  • A "bad trip" means ___.

a. to lose money
b. an unpleasant drug experience
c. to be unsuccesful

  • "He didn't bat an eye" means ___.

a. he didn't see
b. he wasn't happy
c. he didn't show surprise

  • To "bear in mind" means ___.

a. to forget something
b. to be crazy
c. to remember something

  • To "beat around the bush" means ___.

a. to not know
b. to avoid a question
c. to go on a hike

  • To "beef up" means ___.

a. to go crazy
b. to have fun
c. to make something stronger

  • "Behind the scenes" means ___.

a. in a different place
b. privately
c. in a difficult position

  • "Below the belt" means ___.

a. good
b. secretly
c. unfairly


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