Test Your English # 12 - British Slang And Expressions

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Test Your English # 12 - British Slang And Expressions

Most of the British idioms in this quiz are mainly heard in the UK, but a few are also used internationally. Each expression ("A" to "N") has to be used only ONCE. When asked to enter your ID, just write WHERE YOU ARE FROM. Thank you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 2. 
      2. Gone horribly wrong.
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 3. 
    3. A British dish. Also an offensive term for a Greek.
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 4. 
    4. Don't understand.
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 5. 
    5. Crazy, insane, behaving in a unusual way.
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 6. 
    6. Cheer up
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 7. 
    7. Calm down
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 8. 
    8. I'm greatly surprised. Or annoyed. Probably a minced oath.
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 9. 
    9. Trying to be poshImage from http://www.mrbsemporium.com/internetshop/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=424
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 10. 
    10. If something can go wrong, it will (put in a more facetious way).
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 11. 
    11. Weakling
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 12. 
    12. Nothing at all.
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 13. 
    13. Unfairlly lucky.
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar

  • 14. 
    14. There you go!
    • A. 

      Pear shaped

    • B. 

      Keep your pecker up

    • C. 

      Not a sausage

    • D. 

      Frightfully, frightfully

    • E. 

      Off your trolley

    • F. 

      Bob's your uncle

    • G. 

      Big girl's blouse

    • H. 

      Bubble and squeak

    • I. 

      Haven't got a scooby (doo)

    • J. 

      Sod's law

    • K. 

      Throw a wobbly

    • L. 

      Gordon Bennett

    • M. 

      Keep your hair on

    • N. 

      Jammy beggar