Quiz: Can You Decipher The Meaning Of These 16 Old-Fashioned Phrases


Old souls only!

Take this quiz and decode the meanings behind famous phrases like "bite the bullet" and "give the cold shoulder".

 Nov 22, 2017
1 of 16Pick your answer!
Bite the bullet
Hurry up
Accept something that's difficult
Go hunting
2 of 16Pick your answer!
Blood is thicker than water
You shouldn't commit crime
Family is the most important thing
You should stay hyrdrated
3 of 16Pick your answer!
Break the ice
To stay humble
To pretend that you have something when you don't
To commence a project or initiate a friendship
4 of 16Pick your answer!
Butter me up
Giv eme dessert
Put sunscreen on me
Flatter me
5 of 16Pick your answer!
Cat got your tongue
Someone is at a loss for words
Someone spends too much time with their pet
Someone is too confident
6 of 16Pick your answer!
Caught red-handed
Caught in the act
To go cold turkey
To beat around the bush
7 of 16Pick your answer!
Eat humble pie
Asking for directions
Confessing to your sins
Apologize to someone
8 of 16Pick your answer!
Giving the cold shoulder
Letting someone know they're not welcome
Welcoming someone into your home
Telling the truth
9 of 16Pick your answer!
To go cold turkey
To end something abruptly
To eat lunch
To go outside in the cold
10 of 16Pick your answer!
Go the whole nine yards
To play football
To avoid trouble
To try your best
11 of 16Pick your answer!
To kick the bucket
To play soccer
To go to bed
To die
12 of 16Pick your answer!
Let your hair down
To have a beauty treatment
To get a medical check up
To relax
13 of 16Pick your answer!
No spring chicken
Someone who is always angry
Someone who is past their prime
Someone who loses everything
14 of 16Pick your answer!
You razz my berries
You're really great
You make me mad
You like fruit
15 of 16Pick your answer!
To rub the wrong way
To tell a secret to someone
To irritate someone
To make someone laugh
16 of 16Pick your answer!
Run amok
Break the law
Go to bed early
Go crazy
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