English Expressions With Numbers

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English Expressions With Numbers

Many Expressions in colloquial English have to do with numbers. Check if your're up to speed with number idioms:


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does "watch your six" mean?
    • A. 

      Be careful

    • B. 

      Be on time

    • C. 

      Watch out at six o' clock

    • D. 

      Try six times and be lucky

  • 2. 
    What does "to go 5150" mean?
    • A. 

      To go to Los Angeles

    • B. 

      To go crazy

    • C. 

      To get drunk

    • D. 

      To got to the restroom

  • 3. 
    What does "to take five" mean?
    • A. 

      To go to the restroom

    • B. 

      To drink beer

    • C. 

      To make a break

    • D. 

      To leave without notification

  • 4. 
    Which one is the correct number of letters for a swear word?
    • A. 

      A "five" letter word

    • B. 

      A "one" letter word

    • C. 

      A "three" letter word

    • D. 

      A "four" letter word

  • 5. 
    Which expression is correct?
    • A. 

      Good things come in threes

    • B. 

      Good things come in fours

    • C. 

      Good things come in fives

    • D. 

      Good things come in twelves

    • E. 

      Good things sometimes don't come at all.

  • 6. 
    What does "that's six of one and half a dozen of the other" mean?
    • A. 

      We prefer the metric system

    • B. 

      Whatever you do it doesn't matter

    • C. 

      You have only six tries

    • D. 

      Six is better than a dozen

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