Quiz: 9 In 10 Americans Fail To Complete These 21 Basic Phrases. Can You?

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Well well do you know all of these common English phrases, idioms, and expressions? Do you know their literal meaning better than most people? Find out now!

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 Oct 18, 2017
1 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Curiosity killed the _____.
rabbit
cat
dog
2 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Back to the _____ board.
sketching
drawing
outline
3 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Beat around the _____.
problem
bush
berry
4 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Every cloud has a _________.
silver lining
shadow
storm
5 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Drastic times call for drastic _____.
pleasures
actions
measures
6 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Fall off the ______.
wagon
earth
horse
7 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Hit the nail on the _____.
nail
end
head
8 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Hold your ______.
horses
rats
cats
9 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Method to my _____.
madness
badness
sadness
10 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Pass the _____.
buck
duck
rock
11 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Bought the _____.
farm
lunch
ranch
12 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Don't give up on your _____ job.
night
dream
day
13 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Not _____ with a full deck.
cheating
betting
playing
14 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Jump _____ the bandwagon.
on
with
near
15 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Not a _____ of decency.
spark
piece
page
16 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Let the _____ out of the bag.
bat
rat
cat
17 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Best thing since sliced _____.
cheese
bread
pickles
18 of 21Finish the common phrase!
A watched pot never _____.
cooks
stirs
boils
19 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Take it with a grain of _____.
sand
salt
sugar
20 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Burn the _____ oil.
sunrise
midnight
daytime
21 of 21Finish the common phrase!
Bit off more than you can ____.
handle
eat
chew
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