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Worksheets for idioms
 
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Idioms - intro (176)
Four example sentences for analysis, two containing idioms, two contains the same phrases used in a non-idiomatic way
 
 

 

 

Quizzes for idiomsPage top ↑
 
Food idioms quiz (893)
Nine-question short-answer quiz.
 
 

 

 

Audio for idiomsPage top ↑
 
Food idioms: treading on eggshells (877)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: use your loaf (878)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: full of beans (879)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: nosh (880)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: beef (881)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: to put all your eggs in one basket (882)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: cut the mustard (883)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: to know your onions (884)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: to take with a pinch of salt (885)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: cheesy (1224)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: good egg (1225)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: a finger in every pie (1226)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: wake up and smell the coffee (1227)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: have your cake and eat it (1228)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

Food idioms: cook the books (1229)
Two presenters discuss and explain a common idiom.
 
 

 

 

Video for idiomsPage top ↑
 
The Teacher - food idioms - beans (887)
Comic explanation of three food idioms by 'The Teacher': full of beans haven't got a bean spill the beans
 
 

 

The Teacher - food idioms - vegetables (888)
Comic explanation of common idioms by 'The Teacher': It's a hot potato A carrot and a stick Like two peas in a pod
 
 

 

The Teacher - food idioms - fruit (889)
Comic explanation of common food idioms by 'The Teacher': To go bananas It's a case of sour grapes A second bite of the cherry
 
 

 

The Teacher - food idioms - pie (890)
Comic explanation of common idioms by 'The Teacher': It's as easy as pie To be pie-eyed To have a finger in many pies.
 
 

 

The Teacher - food idioms - egg (891)
Comic explanation of common idioms by 'The Teacher': He's a bad egg; Don't put all of your eggs in one basket; He's got egg on his face;
 
 

 

The Teacher - food idioms - tea (892)
Comic explanation of common idioms by 'The Teacher': It's not my cup of tea; I wouldn't do it for all the tea in China; It's as good as a chocolate teapot.
 
 

 



Book references for idiomsPage top ↑
 

General English course books (adults)


Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 14 Style  Page 119 
Idioms containing clothing words
 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
Unit 4 Body  Page 37 
Listening (dialogue) containing: put my foot in it; a shoulder to cry on; neck of the woods; fingers in a lot of pies; up to my eyes; make my mind up; get it off your chest; play it by ear
 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 1 Impressions  Page 11   Idioms with clothing words
 


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