Fill In The Missing Word: Idiom's Edition

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Find out how much you really know about idiomatic expressions by taking this quiz and filling in the blanks to famous phrases.

 Jul 21, 2018
1 of 24Fill in the blank!
Actions speak louder than ________
thoughts
words
pictures
2 of 24Fill in the blank!
Let's take this back to the ________ board
drawing
planning
picture
3 of 24Fill in the blank!
You are ________ up the wrong tree
calling
singing
barking
4 of 24Fill in the blank!
Don't ________ around the bush
beat
dance
play
5 of 24Fill in the blank!
That is the best thing since ________ bread
white
sliced
brown
6 of 24Fill in the blank!
You're judging a book by its ________
cover
spine
author
7 of 24Fill in the blank!
We'll cross that ________ when we come to it
path
field
bridge
8 of 24Fill in the blank!
There's no use _________ over spilt milk
screaming
crying
pouting
9 of 24Fill in the blank!
__________ killed the cat
paranoia
curiosity
suspicion
10 of 24Fill in the blank!
Don't count your ________ before the eggs have hatched
geese
ducks
chickens
11 of 24Fill in the blank!
You better not give up your ________ job just yet
real
full-time
day
12 of 24Fill in the blank!
________ has left the building
Elvis
Presley
The King
13 of 24Fill in the blank!
I'm feeling a bit under the ________
weather
sunshine
rain
14 of 24Fill in the blank!
In the ________ of the moment
passion
heat
rush
15 of 24Fill in the blank!
Let's kill two ________ with one stone
birds
thieves
foxes
16 of 24Fill in the blank!
Someone let the ________ out of the bag
baby
cat
dog
17 of 24Fill in the blank!
One ________ paints a thousand words
drawing
painting
picture
18 of 24Fill in the blank!
They're putting the ________ over our eyes
silk
wool
cotton
19 of 24Fill in the blank!
You heard it straight from the ________ mouth
dog's
horse's
boss's
20 of 24Fill in the blank!
Your guess is as good as ________
his
any
mine
21 of 24Fill in the blank!
We could be there at the drop of a ________
glove
shoe
hat
22 of 24Fill in the blank!
We'll be glad to see the ________ that
end
finish
back
23 of 24Fill in the blank!
I've bitten off more than I can ________
munch
eat
chew
24 of 24Fill in the blank!
It costs an ________ and a leg
ear
arm
eye
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An idiom, or an idiomatic expression, is a phrase, word or expression that has a different, figurative meaning which is understood by native speakers of that language. The literal meaning of the individual components of the idiomatic expression is usually quite different from the intended, figurative meaning. Many languages have their own idioms, and English is no different. To find out how well you know the most common English idioms, just take this quiz and fill in the blanks of questions like “Actions speak louder than _____”, “Let's take this back to the _____ board”, “You are ________ up the wrong tree”, “Don't ________ around the bush”, “That is the best thing since ________ bread”, “You're judging a book by its _____”, “We'll cross that _____ when we come to it”, “There's no use _________ over spilt milk”, “Don't count your ________ before the eggs have hatched”, “__________ killed the cat”, “You better not give up your ________ job just yet”, “________ has left the building”, “I'm feeling a bit under the _____”, “In the _____ of the moment”, “Let's kill two ________ with one stone”, “Someone let the ________ out of the bag”, “One ________ paints a thousand words”, “They're putting the ________ over our eyes”, “You heard it straight from the ________ mouth”, “Your guess is as good as _____”, “We could be there at the drop of a __”, “We'll be glad to see the _____ that”, “I've bitten off more than I can _____” and “It costs an _____ and a leg”.