Idioms Everyday Use 03-04.txt

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  1. A: Is the quality good?
    B: At ______ sight, it seems to be. I'll tell you after I use it.
    • A: Is the quality good?
    • B: AT FIRST sight, it seems to be. I'll tell you after I use it.
  2. I'm worn out. I'll take _______ winks and feel much better.
    I'm worn out. I'll TAKE FORTY WINKS and feel much better.
  3. He'll be in ________ heaven when he hears he's won the competition.
    He'll be in SEVENTH HEAVEN when he hears he's won the competition.
  4. I'm still of _____ minds. Which one should I buy?
    I'm still OF TWO MINDS. Which one should I buy?
  5. He was on cloud ________ when he sat down in first class and realized he was the only passenger there.
    He was ON CLOUD NINE when he sat down in first class and realized he was the only passenger there.
  6. I'll take the blue one.  No... wait. On ______ thought, I'll come back next week.
    I'll take the blue one.  No... wait. ON SECOND THOUGHT, I'll come back next week.
  7. She'll soon put ____ and _____ and realize what's been going on. It's kind of obvious, isn't it?
    She'll soon PUT TWO AND TWO TOGETHER and realize what's been going on. It's kind of obvious, isn't it?
  8. To some people, public speaking is ______ nature. They sound so natural but I get so nervous!
    To some people, public speaking is SECOND NATURE. They sound so natural but I get so nervous!
  9. Everybody says Messi is _______ to none. He's the best there's ever been.
    Everybody says Messi is SECOND TO NONE. He's the best there's ever been.
  10. A: Which tablet should I get?
    B: It's ______ of _____, half a _______ of the other. They are all manufactured to the same standards.
    • A: Which tablet should I get?
    • B: It's SIX OF ONE, HALF A DOZEN OF THE OTHER. They are all manufactured to the same standards.
  11. Be careful. You won't be able to hide the truth from her. She has a _______ sense.
    Be careful. You won't be able to hide the truth from her. She has a SIXTH SENSE.
  12. Why?!? Why did I ever tell him!!!  He has such a big _______ Now the whole office knows what happened.
    Why?!? Why did I ever tell him!!!  He has such A BIG MOUTH Now the whole office knows what happened.
  13. I'm sorry I  don't remember his phone by ______ Let me check my contacts info.
    I'm sorry I  don't remember his phone BY HEART. Let me check my contacts info.
  14. Spending 3 months in Europe would cost an _____ and a ______. I can't go. It's out of the question.
    Spending 3 months in Europe would COST AND ARM AND A LEG. I can't go. It's out of the question.
  15. Buy her some chocolates for Saint Valentines. She certainly has a sweet _______
    Buy her some chocolates for Saint Valentines. She certainly has A SWEET TOOTH.
  16. She is still ______ over heels in love though they've been married for more than 20 years.
    She is still HEAD OVER HEELS IN LOVE though they've been married for more than 20 years.
  17. He came to me with a long ________ after he learned he had lost the bet.
    He came to me with A LONG FACE after he learned he had lost the bet.
  18. She has to be extra careful so that the _____ journalists don't find out she's pregnant!
    She has to be extra careful so that the NOSEY (A.E.) // NOSY (B.E.) journalists don't find out she's pregnant!
  19. Getting an appoitment to see him is a ____ in the ______. First you have to talk to his secretary, then mail his personal assistant and wait for their confirmation.
    Getting an appoitment to see him is A PAIN IN THE NECK. First you have to talk to his secretary, then mail his personal assistant and wait for their confirmation.
  20. Stop pulling my ______ and tell me who he is. He can't be a prince!
    Stop PULLING MY LEG and tell me who he is. He can't be a prince!
  21. They don't see _____ to _____ on how to raise their children. That's why, they are constantly arguing.
    They don't SEE EYE TO EYE on how to raise their children. That's why, they are constantly arguing.
  22. The ceremony will start in 20 minutes. Come on. Shake a ______.
    The ceremony will start in 20 minutes. Come on. SHAKE A LEG.

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