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  • 1. 

    Divvy up = ________________________

    • A.

      Divide up

    • B.

      Thinking the same thing

    • C.

      No problem

    • D.

      A polite way to say you don't like something

    Correct Answer
    A. Divide up
    Explanation
    The phrase "divvy up" is a colloquial expression that means to divide or distribute something among different people or groups. It is often used when sharing or allocating resources, tasks, or responsibilities.

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  • 2. 

    On the same wavelength = __________________

    • A.

      Divide up

    • B.

      Thinking the same thing

    • C.

      No problem

    • D.

      A polite way to say you don't like something

    Correct Answer
    B. Thinking the same thing
    Explanation
    "On the same wavelength" means that two or more people have the same understanding or are thinking in a similar manner. It implies that they are in sync or have a shared understanding of a particular topic or situation. This phrase is often used to indicate that there is a mutual understanding or agreement between individuals in a conversation or relationship.

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  • 3. 

    No sweat = _____________-

    • A.

      Divide up

    • B.

      Thinking the same thing

    • C.

      No problem

    • D.

      A polite way to say you don't like something

    Correct Answer
    C. No problem
    Explanation
    The phrase "no sweat" is commonly used to mean "no problem." It is a casual way of expressing that something is not difficult or troublesome. It can be used to assure someone that a task or request will be easily accomplished without any issues or challenges.

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  • 4. 

    Not my cup of tea = ____________________

    • A.

      No problem

    • B.

      A polite way to say you don't like something

    • C.

      Divide up

    • D.

      Thinking the same thing

    Correct Answer
    B. A polite way to say you don't like something
    Explanation
    "Not my cup of tea" is a commonly used phrase that means something is not to one's liking or preference. It is a polite way to express that one does not enjoy or have an interest in something. It is often used to decline an offer or express a lack of enthusiasm towards a particular activity or subject.

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  • 5. 

    Cash = _________________

    • A.

      Money

    • B.

      To think through many possibilities over and over without coming to a decision

    • C.

      Greatly annoy or irritate

    • D.

      Not annoyed or bothered by

    Correct Answer
    A. Money
    Explanation
    Cash is a form of money that consists of physical currency such as coins and banknotes. It is a tangible representation of value that can be used to make purchases or exchange for goods and services. Unlike other forms of money such as digital or electronic payments, cash is a physical asset that can be held and transferred directly between individuals. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "money".

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  • 6. 

    Go (around) in circles = _____________________

    • A.

      To decide not to do something because you are too scared or nervous

    • B.

      To reserve something,usually money,for a future need

    • C.

      Not annoyed or bothered by

    • D.

      To think through many possibilities over and over without coming to a decision

    Correct Answer
    D. To think through many possibilities over and over without coming to a decision
    Explanation
    The phrase "go in circles" means to think through many possibilities over and over without coming to a decision. This implies that someone is unable to make a choice or reach a conclusion despite considering different options repeatedly. It suggests a lack of progress or forward movement in decision-making, as if one is stuck in a repetitive cycle of thinking without reaching a resolution.

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  • 7. 

    Drive someone crazy = ____________________

    • A.

      Not annoyed or bothered by

    • B.

      To reserve something,usually money,for a future need

    • C.

      To decide not to do something because you are too scared or nervous

    • D.

      Greatly annoy or irritate

    Correct Answer
    D. Greatly annoy or irritate
    Explanation
    The phrase "drive someone crazy" means to greatly annoy or irritate someone. It implies that the person's actions or behavior are causing extreme frustration or irritation to another person.

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  • 8. 

    Get cold feet = ________________

    • A.

      To reserve something,usually money,for a future need

    • B.

      To decide not to do something because you are too scared or nervous

    • C.

      Not annoyed or bothered by

    • D.

      To think through many possibilities over and over without coming to a decision

    Correct Answer
    B. To decide not to do something because you are too scared or nervous
    Explanation
    "Get cold feet" is an idiomatic expression that means to decide not to do something because you are too scared or nervous. It is often used to describe a situation where someone backs out or withdraws from a plan or commitment due to fear or anxiety.

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  • 9. 

    Don't mind = __________________

    • A.

      Not annoyed or bothered by

    • B.

      To reserve something,usually money,for a future need

    • C.

      Greatly annoy or irritate

    • D.

      To decide not to do something because you are too scared or nervous

    Correct Answer
    A. Not annoyed or bothered by
    Explanation
    "Don't mind" means that someone is not annoyed or bothered by something. It implies that the person is unaffected or unaffected by a particular situation or action.

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  • 10. 

    Put (something) aside for a rainy day = ________________

    • A.

      To decide not to do something because you are too scared or nervous

    • B.

      To reserve something,usually money,for a future need

    • C.

      To think through many possibilities over and over without coming to a decision

    • D.

      Not annoyed or bothered by

    Correct Answer
    B. To reserve something,usually money,for a future need
    Explanation
    The phrase "put (something) aside for a rainy day" means to reserve or save something, usually money, for a future need or unexpected situation. It implies the act of setting aside resources or funds as a precautionary measure to be used in times of difficulty or uncertainty. This phrase suggests the importance of being prepared and having a financial safety net for unforeseen circumstances.

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  • 11. 

    Lugging = _____________

    • A.

      Carrying,especially something heavy or awkward

    • B.

      Leave,get rid of

    • C.

      Look at something in order to evaluate it

    • D.

      Excitement created by a large amount of publicity

    Correct Answer
    A. Carrying,especially something heavy or awkward
    Explanation
    The word "lugging" refers to the act of carrying, particularly something that is heavy or awkward to handle.

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  • 12. 

    Ditch  = __________________

    • A.

      Accept things

    • B.

      Leave,get rid of

    • C.

      Look at something in order to evaluate it

    • D.

      Excitement created by a large amount of publicity

    Correct Answer
    B. Leave,get rid of
    Explanation
    The word "ditch" means to leave or get rid of something. It implies abandoning or discarding something, usually in a hasty or careless manner. It suggests a deliberate act of separation or detachment from the thing being ditched.

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  • 13. 

    Check out = ___________

    • A.

      Look at something in order to evaluate it

    • B.

      Leave,get rid of

    • C.

      Excitement created by a large amount of publicity

    • D.

      Accept things

    Correct Answer
    A. Look at something in order to evaluate it
    Explanation
    The phrase "check out" means to look at something in order to evaluate it. This implies that when we "check out" something, we are examining it closely or observing it in order to form an opinion or make a judgment about it.

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  • 14. 

    Go with the flow = _____________

    • A.

      Leave,get rid of

    • B.

      Excitement created by a large amount of publicity

    • C.

      Accept things

    • D.

      Look at something in order to evaluate it

    Correct Answer
    C. Accept things
    Explanation
    "Go with the flow" means to accept things as they are and not resist or try to change them. It implies going along with the current situation or the majority opinion rather than opposing it. This phrase suggests being adaptable and flexible, going along with the natural course of events instead of trying to control or manipulate them.

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  • 15. 

    Hoopla = _______________

    • A.

      Leave,get rid of

    • B.

      Excitement created by a large amount of publicity

    • C.

      Look at something in order to evaluate it

    • D.

      Accept things

    Correct Answer
    B. Excitement created by a large amount of publicity
    Explanation
    The word "hoopla" refers to the excitement or buzz that is generated by a significant amount of publicity. It suggests a sense of hype and attention surrounding a particular event, product, or announcement. This term is often used to describe the enthusiastic atmosphere and anticipation that is created when something receives a lot of media coverage or public attention.

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  • 16. 

    Just =________________

    • A.

      Really,very

    • B.

      Not easy to believe

    • C.

      Something so common that it doesn't have much value

    • D.

      Fall asleep

    Correct Answer
    A. Really,very
    Explanation
    The word "just" can be used as an adverb to mean "really" or "very". In this context, it is used to emphasize the degree or intensity of something. It conveys the idea that the thing being described is of a high level or extreme nature.

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  • 17. 

    Hard to swallow = _____________

    • A.

      Not easy to believe

    • B.

      Something so common that it doesn't have much value

    • C.

      Fall asleep

    • D.

      Really,very

    Correct Answer
    A. Not easy to believe
    Explanation
    The phrase "hard to swallow" is often used metaphorically to describe something that is difficult to accept or believe. It implies that the information or idea presented is challenging to believe or accept due to its complexity, contradicting beliefs, or lack of evidence.

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  • 18. 

    A dime a dozen = ___________

    • A.

      Something so common that it doesn't have much value

    • B.

      Not easy to believe

    • C.

      Fall asleep

    • D.

      Really,very

    Correct Answer
    A. Something so common that it doesn't have much value
    Explanation
    The phrase "a dime a dozen" is used to describe something that is very common and therefore not considered to be valuable or special. It suggests that the item or concept is easily found and not rare or unique.

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  • 19. 

    Doze off = ______________

    • A.

      Really,very

    • B.

      Fall asleep

    • C.

      Not easy to believe

    • D.

      Something so common that it doesn't have much value

    Correct Answer
    B. Fall asleep
    Explanation
    The phrase "doze off" means to fall asleep. It implies a state of gradually drifting into sleep, often unintentionally or momentarily. It is a common expression used to describe the act of becoming unconscious and entering a state of rest.

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  • 20. 

    Alex had been worrying about it, and he needed to get it off his chest so he went to

    • A.

      Work out at the gym

    • B.

      Talk to his priest

    • C.

      See a skin doctor

    Correct Answer
    B. Talk to his priest
    Explanation
    Alex had been worrying about something and needed to share his concerns with someone. Going to the gym or seeing a skin doctor would not provide the emotional support or guidance that Alex needed. Talking to his priest suggests that he wanted to seek advice, guidance, or perhaps find solace in his faith.

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  • 21. 

    (your) heart goes out to (someone) Meaning: If your heart goes out to someone, you feel great sympathy for them The president said his heart went out to

    • A.

      All the earthquake victims

    • B.

      All his old girlfriends

    • C.

      All the money he lost

    Correct Answer
    A. All the earthquake victims
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all the earthquake victims." This means that the president feels great sympathy for the people who were affected by the earthquake.

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  • 22. 

    An ivory tower If Professor Jones didn't spend all his time in his ivory tower, he would

    • A.

      Be much healthier than he is

    • B.

      Make much more money

    • C.

      Know what people were thinking

    Correct Answer
    C. Know what people were thinking
    Explanation
    The phrase "ivory tower" is often used to describe someone who is isolated from the real world and disconnected from the concerns and thoughts of ordinary people. Therefore, if Professor Jones didn't spend all his time in his ivory tower, it implies that he would be more engaged with the outside world and have a better understanding of people's thoughts and perspectives.

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