Do You Know The Meaning Of These Phrases?

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Do You Know The Meaning Of These Phrases?

Phrases are a part of every language, and English is no different. We're putting you on a test, and your task is to match the meaning of the phrase with the phrase. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the meaning of the phrase "gossamer wings"?
    • A. 

      Someone is flying

    • B. 

      Something is delicate and thin

    • C. 

      Someone has wings

    • D. 

      Something is from a fairy tale

  • 2. 
    What is the meaning of the phrase "elephant in the room"?
    • A. 

      Someone in the room is fat

    • B. 

      Someone in the room has big ears

    • C. 

      A problem is not dealt with

    • D. 

      Someone is looking for a fight

  • 3. 
    What is the meaning of the phrase "to kick the bucket"?
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Violence

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      Someone doesn't like buckets

  • 4. 
    What is the meaning of the phrase "a bull in china shop"?
    • A. 

      There's a bull on the loose

    • B. 

      Someone is acting weird

    • C. 

      Someone is angry like a bull

    • D. 

      Someone is clumsy

  • 5. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 6. 
    What is the meaning of the phrase "paint the town red"?
    • A. 

      Someone has more red paint than they need

    • B. 

      Someone's planning a murder

    • C. 

      Graffiti

    • D. 

      Grand celebration

  • 7. 
    What is the meaning of the phrase "flash in a pan"?
    • A. 

      A young rebel

    • B. 

      Sudden and short-lived success

    • C. 

      Cooking disaster

    • D. 

      A spark

  • 8. 
    What is the meaning of the phrase "to pull the plug"?
    • A. 

      To postpone

    • B. 

      To cancel or stop something

    • C. 

      Someone died

    • D. 

      Someone's energy is low

  • 9. 
    What is the meaning of the phrase "to break a leg"?
    • A. 

      Someone's clumsy

    • B. 

      Someone's angry

    • C. 

      To wish good luck

    • D. 

      To wish bad luck

  • 10. 
    What is the meaning of the phrase "don't mince words"?
    • A. 

      Speaking fast

    • B. 

      Direct criticism

    • C. 

      Giving a compliment

    • D. 

      Speaking openly and directly