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!

How well do you know English phrases, idioms, and common expressions that really mean something that isn't literal?

 Oct 18, 2017
1 of 21Finish the common phrase!
CURIOSITY KILLED THE _____.
dog
cat
rabbit
2 of 21Finish the common phrase!
BACK TO THE _____ BOARD.
outline
drawing
sketching
3 of 21Finish the common phrase!
BEAT _____ THE BUSH.
across
around
into
4 of 21Finish the common phrase!
EVERY CLOUD HAS A _____ LINING.
fine
silver
golden
5 of 21Finish the common phrase!
DRASTIC TIMES CALL FOR DRASTIC _____.
actions
measures
pleasures
6 of 21Finish the common phrase!
FALL _____ THE WAGON.
off
onto
on
7 of 21Finish the common phrase!
HIT THE NAIL ON THE _____.
dead
head
bread
8 of 21Finish the common phrase!
LET SLEEPING _____ LIE.
rats
cats
dogs
9 of 21Finish the common phrase!
METHOD TO MY _____.
sadness
madness
badness
10 of 21Finish the common phrase!
PASS THE _____.
buck
rock
duck
11 of 21Finish the common phrase!
BOUGHT THE _____.
ranch
farm
lunch
12 of 21Finish the common phrase!
DON'T GIVE UP YOUR _____ JOB.
dream
day
night
13 of 21Finish the common phrase!
NOT _____ WITH A FULL DECK.
cheating
betting
playing
14 of 21Finish the common phrase!
JUMP _____ THE BANDWAGON.
with
near
on
15 of 21Finish the common phrase!
NOT A _____ OF DECENCY.
spark
page
piece
16 of 21Finish the common phrase!
LET THE _____ OUT OF THE BAG.
rat
cat
bat
17 of 21Finish the common phrase!
BEST THING SINCE SLICED _____.
meat
bread
cheese
18 of 21Finish the common phrase!
MONDAY _____ QUARTERBACK.
afternoon
night
morning
19 of 21Finish the common phrase!
TAKE IT WITH A GRAIN OF _____.
salt
sand
sugar
20 of 21Finish the common phrase!
BURN THE _____ OIL.
midnight
daytime
sunrise
21 of 21Finish the common phrase!
BITE _____ MORE THAN YOU CAN CHEW.
near
away
off
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