English word games - advanced level
EFL / ESL - level B2 - C1
Idiomatic English- an interactive quiz
most languages, English is full of idioms, which "crop up" regularly in
conversation (though not usually in concentrated doses!) Here is a
unusually idiomatic dialogue between Eddie and Sophie. Eddie's just
been offered a new job, and he and Sophie can't decide whether to take
a holiday , or to keep their money in case they need it later.
Eddie wants to celebrate, Sophie is a bit more cautious.
Select the correct key word from the options proposed.
Eddie: There's no reason why we shouldn't for once!
Sophie: Maybe, but I think it's really throwing money down the !
Eddie: But we've saved a bit, so let's make while the sun shines!
Sophie: But I thought we were saving up for a rainy ?
Eddie: Procrastination is the of time, you know, Sophie! And an hour today is worth tomorrow!
Sophie: Maybe, but remember and his money are soon parted !
Eddie: Every man is a fool sometimes; and anyway tomorrow never , does it!
Sophie: Well if that's what you think, why don't we it all at once!
Eddie: Not everything! That would really be our chickens before the eggs have hatched! Or putting the cart before the and we might really end up in straits!
When you've chosen an answer for each idiom, and you think that you have got them all right, click below. But try hard first.. don't just take the easy way out !
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