Quiz: Only Americans With A PhD Know The Meanings Of These Common Idioms

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A penny for your thoughts?

If you frequently use idioms in your everyday conversation, then you should definitely do well on this quiz!

 Feb 01, 2018

1 of 14Pick one!

This idiom means to avoid a certain topic.
Beat around the bush
Cry over spilt milk
At the drop of the hat

2 of 14Pick one!

To denote something was done badly to save money...
Cut corners
Add insult to injury
Caught between two stools

3 of 14Pick one!

If you took on a task that is way too big you
Felt a bit under the weather
Bit off more than you can chew
Burned the midnight oil

4 of 14Fill in the blank:

It takes two to ______.
Tango
Partner
Make a baby

5 of 14Pick one!

Not playing with a full deck means someone lacks:
Intelligence
Charisma
Style

6 of 14Fill in the blank:

Put ____ over other people's eyes.
Blanket
Mask
Wool

7 of 14Pick one!

If you're taking credit for someone's work, you're stealing their _____.
Sunshine
Baby
Thunder

8 of 14Pick one!

This means not to take what someone so seriously.
Take it with a grain of salt
Jump on the bandwagon
Far cry from

9 of 14Fill in the blank:

Every cloud has a ____ lining.
Gold
Silver
Blue

10 of 14Pick one!

If you are presenting a counter argument, you're playing:
Cat out of the bag
Elvis' ally
Devil's Advocate

11 of 14Pick one!

Hit the sack means you're going to:
Win
Bed
Party

12 of 14Pick one!

If you heard it straight from the horse's mouth, it must be:
False
True

13 of 14Pick one!

If you want to worsen an already unfavorable situation, you would add ____ to injury.
Salt
Pain
Insult

14 of 14Pick one!

If you're accusing the wrong person or looking in the wrong place, you must be:
Beating around the bush
Burning the midnight oil
Barking up the wrong tree
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