Week 060709

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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Word Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz for English learners, in association with Ret's Word of the Day -- week 060709. If you're lost, read the explanation ( there's usually one) to refresh your memory. Women need a reason to have sex, men just need a place. ~ Billy Crystal

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hold it, don't tell me. I've got it on the _____ of my tongue!
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  • 2. 
    If negotiations, for example, fail between two groups, then what do those groups not have? Common _____.
  • 3. 
    A _____in a teacup: a lot of concern about something small and probably unimportant
  • 4. 
    _____ the clock: working hard to finish sth by a certain time.
  • 5. 
    Money that has been printed illegally, or has come from dishonest activities, is called _____ . (2 words)
  • 6. 
    Roll out the red _____: welcome someone in a special way, with a lot of hospitality.
  • 7. 
    She _____ (2 words): she pays too much attention to small, unimportant differences, unimportant details.
  • 8. 
    I hate cold _____ (sales people who call potential clients without knowing them)
  • 9. 
    The Occident depends on oil; that's its _____ (potentially fatal weakness).
  • 10. 
    As soon as they started _____ hairs, I knew the deal was not gonna be done.
  • 11. 
    _____ the tip of the tongue: almost said, but not quite remembered; about to be said.
  • 12. 
    When you praise someone for them to like you, or for them to do what you want, we say you _____ them up.