English Slang Idioms (205)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    "Do you know a good auto body shop? The combination of the saltwater and humid conditions has caused rust to ..... a hole in my door," Matt said to Nathan.
  • 2
    "Why don't we go to the coffee shop? We still have an hour before the conference and going to the shop across the street will help us eat ..... some time," Gina said to Frank.
  • 3
    "The new paper company is trying to ..... in on our business. They have been calling some of our biggest clients in an attempt to win their business by offering them a discount on both paper and shipping. We need to find a way to combat this," Lew said to Rachel.
  • 4
    "I will be inside in one minute to help you with the dishes. I am just trying to eke ..... the last bit of barbecue sauce in this bottle so we have enough for the barbecue chicken," Chris said to Linda.
  • 5
    "Wow, there are so many people out today! There is a ton of traffic everywhere and people all over the streets. Even the elevator going up to the office was packed for a change. I had to ..... my way into it and barely fit. It must be the Christmas season that is causing this," Lisa told Candice.
  • 6
    "I felt bad for your brother today. He was walking down that hill behind the cafeteria at school when he slipped in the mud. He went end over ..... all the way down the hill in front of everybody and was covered in mud. Everyone laughed at him," Kim said to Carlie.
  • 7
    "If you don't go to college, you will probably end ..... working at some minimum-wage job that you hate for the rest of your life," Curt's mom said to him when he told her he wasn't sure if he wanted to go to college or not.
  • 8
    "Well, this is the end of the ..... for you. You have failed your physical training test three times in a row and we have no choice but to discharge you from the army," First Sergeant Jones told Specialist Jennings.
  • 9
    "Your dad made another rude comment to me. I have tried to ignore him and told myself that his rude behavior is temporary but ..... is enough. I am going to confront him and ask him to stop next time I am there," Billy said to Tommy.
  • 10
    "Honey, have you seen my wallet? I have looked everywhere for it and it seems that it has ..... into thin air," Walter told Edna.

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