When Harry Met Sally

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Welcome to the Idioms test for the unit on When Harry Met Sally. The test is 15 minutes.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Fill in the Blank with the correct idiomI have to go to the bathroom. Could you _____________?hold oncalm downwait a secondto datefirst shiftstaying overnuts 

    Explanation
    The phrase "wait a second" is the correct idiom to fill in the blank. In this context, the speaker is asking the person to wait for a short amount of time while they go to the bathroom. This phrase is commonly used to ask someone to be patient or pause momentarily.

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  • 2. 

    Fill in the Blank with the correct idiomThere are many types of ____________. Horror, Sci-Fi, Western....but my favourite is comedy. hold oncalm downwait a secondto datefirst shiftstaying overgenreseffervescentdry style

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "genres". The sentence is discussing different types or categories of movies, such as horror, sci-fi, and western. The word "genres" refers to these different classifications or styles of movies, and the sentence states that the speaker's favorite genre is comedy.

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  • 3. 

    Which idiom means some one who tells to many jokes - like James

    • A.

      Dry style

    • B.

      Effervescent

    • C.

      Wisecracker

    • D.

      Really, really handsome

    • E.

      To date

    • F.

      A treat

    Correct Answer
    C. Wisecracker
    Explanation
    The idiom "wisecracker" means someone who tells too many jokes, similar to James. A wisecracker is known for their humorous remarks and witty comebacks. They often have a quick and clever sense of humor, always ready with a funny comment or joke. This term is used to describe someone who frequently makes jokes and tries to make others laugh with their humorous remarks.

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  • 4. 

    Which idiom means "to pretend to climax" during sex

    • A.

      Falling madly in love

    • B.

      Fake orgasm

    • C.

      Orgasm

    • D.

      Foreplay

    • E.

      Pervert

    • F.

      Shaft

    Correct Answer
    B. Fake orgasm
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "fake orgasm." This idiom refers to the act of pretending to climax during sexual activity. It is a term commonly used to describe when someone fakes or imitates the physical and emotional sensations of orgasm without actually experiencing it.

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  • 5. 

    Answer True or False "Friends with benefits" means friends who like to play games together.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because "friends with benefits" refers to a type of relationship where two people are friends and also engage in casual sexual activity. It does not refer to friends who like to play games together.

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  • 6. 

    What does the idiom mean?At first, Sally wasn't madly in love with Harry.

    • A.

      Liking

    • B.

      Really, really in love with

    • C.

      Annoyed with

    • D.

      Having feelings for

    • E.

      A relationship where is no sex

    • F.

      Hitting it off with

    • G.

      Too annoying

    Correct Answer
    B. Really, really in love with
    Explanation
    The idiom "madly in love" means to be deeply and intensely in love with someone. In the given sentence, it implies that Sally's feelings for Harry grew from simply liking him to being deeply in love with him.

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  • 7. 

    True or False The word "hit" means "get to".

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The word "hit" does not mean "get to". "Hit" typically refers to striking or making contact with something forcefully. It does not imply reaching a destination or achieving a goal, which is what "get to" suggests. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 8. 

    Fill in the Blank with the correct idiom Are you _________? I am not going to eat that. It looks terrible! hold on calm down known each other genre to date first shift staying over nuts

    Correct Answer
    nuts
    Explanation
    In this context, the idiom "nuts" means being crazy or irrational. The speaker is expressing their refusal to eat something because it looks terrible, implying that it is so unappetizing that only a crazy person would eat it.

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  • 9. 

    Which idiom means "a very stupid person"

    • A.

      Nuts

    • B.

      To freak out

    • C.

      A schmuck

    • D.

      Dry style

    • E.

      A treat

    • F.

      Pervert

    • G.

      Shaft

    Correct Answer
    C. A schmuck
    Explanation
    The idiom "a schmuck" means "a very stupid person." This term is often used to describe someone who is foolish or lacks intelligence. It is a derogatory term that is used to insult or belittle someone's intelligence.

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  • 10. 

    Which idiom means "let's be honest"

    • A.

      Make it

    • B.

      Nail

    • C.

      Let's face it

    • D.

      Poignant

    • E.

      Suppose

    • F.

      The whole thing

    • G.

      Tiers

    • H.

      Wait a second

    Correct Answer
    C. Let's face it
    Explanation
    The idiom "let's face it" means "let's be honest." It is used to encourage someone to confront or acknowledge a difficult or uncomfortable truth.

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  • 11. 

    Which idiom means "a philosophical person"

    • A.

      Nuts

    • B.

      To freak out

    • C.

      Deep

    • D.

      Dry style

    • E.

      Wisecracker

    • F.

      Humorous

    • G.

      Genre

    Correct Answer
    C. Deep
    Explanation
    The idiom "deep" can be used to describe a philosophical person. This is because being deep refers to having profound thoughts and insights, often related to philosophical or existential matters. It suggests that the person is introspective, contemplative, and thoughtful in their approach to life and its deeper meanings.

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  • 12. 

    Which idiom means "my friend"

    • A.

      You heard me

    • B.

      To freak out

    • C.

      No big deal

    • D.

      A heater

    • E.

      Buddy

    • F.

      Seriously

    • G.

      Steeltrap

    • H.

      Get a move on

    Correct Answer
    E. Buddy
    Explanation
    The idiom "buddy" means "my friend".

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  • 13. 

    What does the idiom mean? Natsuki: Hey, Jae Hee. Look at Young Min. Doesn't he look funny? Jae Hee: Yea....he looks like such a "schmuck" 

    • A.

      Cool

    • B.

      Pervert

    • C.

      Stupid guy

    • D.

      Cheerful person

    • E.

      Annoying person

    Correct Answer
    C. Stupid guy
    Explanation
    The idiom "schmuck" is used to describe someone who is foolish, gullible, or easily taken advantage of. In this context, Jae Hee agrees with Natsuki that Young Min looks foolish or stupid.

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  • 14. 

    What does the idiom mean? Customer - Excuse me sir. Could I have a "splash" of lemon with my fish.  Waiter: Yes, no problem

    • A.

      Enjoyable

    • B.

      A drinki

    • C.

      Ketchup

    • D.

      A little bit

    • E.

      Extra

    Correct Answer
    D. A little bit
    Explanation
    The idiom "a little bit" means a small amount or a small quantity of something. In this context, the customer is asking for a small amount of lemon to be added to their fish. The waiter acknowledges this request by saying "Yes, no problem," indicating that they can provide the customer with the requested small amount of lemon.

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  • 15. 

    What does the idiom mean?Riko: OMG - look at those guys at the bar.Natsuki: I like the guy in the middle.Riko: Really. I had a "fleeting thought" about what it would be like to marry him!  

    • A.

      Relax

    • B.

      A quick thought

    • C.

      Deep thought

    • D.

      Philosophical

    • E.

      Sexual climax

    • F.

      Cheerful idea

    Correct Answer
    B. A quick thought
    Explanation
    The phrase "fleeting thought" refers to a quick and passing idea or notion that comes to mind. In the given conversation, Riko mentions having a "fleeting thought" about marrying the guy in the middle, indicating that the idea crossed her mind momentarily but did not hold any deep significance or seriousness.

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  • 16. 

    What does the idiom mean? David: Do you know James? Jamie: Yes, he is a "deep" thoughtful and intelligent man. David: Huh?

    • A.

      Philosophical

    • B.

      Humorous

    • C.

      Wisecracker

    • D.

      Sexy and handsome

    • E.

      Cheerful

    • F.

      Annoying

    Correct Answer
    A. Philosophical
    Explanation
    Jamie describes James as "deep," which suggests that James is someone who thinks deeply and contemplates philosophical ideas. This aligns with the meaning of the word "philosophical," which refers to a person who is concerned with or seeks wisdom and knowledge through deep thinking and contemplation.

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  • 17. 

    Which idiom means "to waste time"

    • A.

      Hold on

    • B.

      To kill

    • C.

      No big deal

    • D.

      The whole thing

    • E.

      Whatever

    • F.

      Staying over

    • G.

      Show up

    • H.

      Pretty standard

    Correct Answer
    B. To kill
    Explanation
    The idiom "to kill" means "to waste time." This phrase is often used to describe a situation where someone is spending time on unproductive or unnecessary activities, rather than focusing on more important tasks.

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  • 18. 

    In When Harry Met Sally, Harry uses the slang "make it". What does that mean?

    • A.

      Become friends

    • B.

      Have sex

    • C.

      Become boyfriend and girlfriend

    • D.

      Finally get married

    Correct Answer
    B. Have sex
    Explanation
    In the movie "When Harry Met Sally," the slang "make it" refers to having sex. This is evident from the context and the nature of the relationship between the characters. The use of this slang indicates a more intimate and physical connection between Harry and Sally, rather than just becoming friends, boyfriend and girlfriend, or getting married.

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  • 19. 

    What does the idiom mean? Natsuki: I have an idea. Why don't we go to the pub and pick up some guys! Hiroko: Or, "alternatively", we could go to the library and study. Natsuki: Are you crazy?

    • A.

      I have a plan

    • B.

      I like to look at men/women in a sexual way

    • C.

      Another idea

    • D.

      Cool

    • E.

      Deep

    • F.

      A stupid person

    • G.

      No one is around

    • H.

      To put inside

    Correct Answer
    C. Another idea
    Explanation
    The correct answer "another idea" is the most appropriate explanation for the given idiom. In the conversation, Hiroko suggests going to the library and studying as an alternative to Natsuki's suggestion of going to the pub. Natsuki then reacts with surprise and disbelief, implying that Hiroko's suggestion is unexpected and different from what she had in mind. Therefore, "another idea" accurately captures the meaning of the idiom in this context.

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  • 20. 

    Fill in the blank with the correct wordMany guys ______ to her because she's so beautiful.

    Correct Answer
    Come on, come on
    Explanation
    The answer "come on, come on" is not a correct answer for the given question. The question asks for a word that fits into the blank, not a phrase. Therefore, the correct answer is not available.

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  • 21. 

    Fill in the blank with the correct word and tense.We have _____________ each other for 10 years. 

    Correct Answer
    known
    Explanation
    The verb "known" is the correct answer because it is the past participle form of the verb "know." In this context, the sentence is in the present perfect tense, indicating an action that started in the past and is still ongoing. The use of "known" suggests that the speaker and the other person have had a relationship or acquaintance for a period of 10 years.

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  • 22. 

    Which idiom means "imagine"?

    • A.

      Make it

    • B.

      Nail

    • C.

      Face it

    • D.

      Poignant

    • E.

      Suppose

    • F.

      The whole thing

    • G.

      Tiers

    • H.

      Wait a second

    Correct Answer
    E. Suppose
    Explanation
    The idiom "suppose" means "imagine." It is used to suggest considering a hypothetical or imaginary situation.

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  • 23. 

    Which idiom means "layers of a wedding cake"

    • A.

      Make it

    • B.

      Nail

    • C.

      Face it

    • D.

      Poignant

    • E.

      Suppose

    • F.

      The whole thing

    • G.

      Tiers

    • H.

      Wait a second

    Correct Answer
    G. Tiers
    Explanation
    The idiom "tiers" refers to the layers of a wedding cake. In the context of a wedding cake, tiers are stacked on top of each other to create a multi-layered cake. Therefore, "tiers" is the correct answer as it directly relates to the given description of "layers of a wedding cake."

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  • 24. 

    What does the idiom mean? Sally thinks that Harry is "insufferable!"

    • A.

      Especially

    • B.

      What if...

    • C.

      I can

    • D.

      In the modern world

    • E.

      A relationship where is no sex

    • F.

      Makes me think

    • G.

      Too annoying

    Correct Answer
    G. Too annoying
    Explanation
    The idiom "insufferable" means that someone or something is extremely annoying or unbearable. In this context, Sally thinks that Harry is too annoying.

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  • 25. 

    What does the idiom mean? Ok I think I have "figured it out". Here is what we are going to do....

    • A.

      Especially

    • B.

      What if...

    • C.

      A plan

    • D.

      In the modern world

    • E.

      A relationship where is no sex

    • F.

      Makes me think

    • G.

      Too annoying

    Correct Answer
    C. A plan
    Explanation
    The idiom "figured it out" means to have come up with a plan or solution to a problem or situation. In this context, the speaker is saying that they have come up with a plan and they proceed to explain what they are going to do.

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  • 26. 

    If a woman "keeps her name" it means she doesn't use the husband's name after marriage. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because when a woman "keeps her name" after marriage, it means that she chooses not to change her last name to her husband's last name. This is a personal decision that some women make to maintain their own identity and professional reputation. By not using the husband's name, the woman continues to be identified by her maiden name even after marriage.

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  • 27. 

    We say "gimme a call". This is a blended expression in conversation. What does "gimme" mean in normal English?

    Correct Answer
    give me
    Explanation
    In normal English, "gimme" is a contraction of the phrase "give me." It is commonly used in informal conversations as a shortened and more casual way of expressing the same meaning.

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  • 28. 

    What kind of movie is When Harry Met Sally?

    • A.

      Drama

    • B.

      Romantic Comedy

    • C.

      Sci-Fi

    • D.

      Horror

    • E.

      Western

    Correct Answer
    B. Romantic Comedy
    Explanation
    "When Harry Met Sally" is a romantic comedy because it revolves around the romantic relationship between the two main characters, Harry and Sally. The movie combines elements of romance and humor to tell the story of their evolving friendship and eventual love. It explores the complexities of relationships and the question of whether men and women can truly be friends without any romantic feelings. The film's witty dialogue, lighthearted tone, and focus on the ups and downs of love make it a classic example of the romantic comedy genre.

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  • 29. 

    Sally has an effervescent personality. What does that mean?

    • A.

      She is very annoying

    • B.

      She is calm

    • C.

      She believes in falling madly in love

    • D.

      She is too romantic

    • E.

      She is bubbly

    • F.

      She has a dry style

    Correct Answer
    E. She is bubbly
    Explanation
    An effervescent personality refers to someone who is lively, enthusiastic, and full of energy. They have a vibrant and bubbly nature, often bringing a sense of joy and excitement to their interactions and surroundings. This person is not annoying, calm, romantic, or having a dry style.

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  • 30. 

    Which idiom means an enjoyable film?

    • A.

      Dry style

    • B.

      Effervescent

    • C.

      Wisecrack

    • D.

      Really, really handsome

    • E.

      To date

    • F.

      A treat

    Correct Answer
    F. A treat
    Explanation
    The idiom "a treat" is used to describe something that is enjoyable or delightful. In the context of the question, it refers to an enjoyable film. This phrase suggests that watching the film would be a pleasurable experience, indicating that it is entertaining and enjoyable.

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