English Slang Idioms (206)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    "When the roof started leaking, I thought that we would have to call a contractor and spend thousands of dollars we didn't have. My husband, surprisingly, proved ..... to the occasion and somehow fixed it after only a few hours," Lilly told Paula and Mike.
  • 2
    "Look at Jake in his fireman's costume. I think he looks every ..... the fireman," Lisa said to Jake's dad when Jake came over to show them his Halloween costume.
  • 3
    "I don't like croquet but I do like to go golfing every now and .....," Jack said to Thomas.
  • 4
    "People really need to learn how to drive in this town. Every time I ..... around, it seems like I am either hearing about another crash on the radio or see ambulances and fire trucks by the scene of a crash," Beth said to Jenny.
  • 5
    "I really need to do something about the garden outside. When we bought this house, the previous owners had neglected it and let the plants grow every ..... way. We have been meaning to prune the garden, plant new plants and clean its overall appearance up we just haven't got around to it yet," Jacky said to Marlene.
  • 6
    "Don't try to ..... away the fact that you are drunk and it is two o'clock in the morning. You didn't even call to let me know that you weren't coming home from work. I don't care what reasons you had for your behavior, you could have called and you should have came home first," Bill said to Sylvia.
  • 7
    "As soon as I get home from work, I am going to go face ...... I am exhausted," Rodney said to Christopher.
  • 8
    "You spend too little time on schoolwork and too much on partying with the fraternity. You are going to have to ..... up to the fact that school takes a lot of work and that comes first. I think that you need to figure out your priorities," James told his little brother.
  • 9
    "Thanks for the face-....., John. I don't know how you knew that I had forgotten what I was going to say in the presentation but I appreciate you stepping up and taking over for me. That would have been really embarrassing if you hadn't. I started stuttering and looking around for my notes in my briefcase," Bill said.
  • 10
    "I just don't have enough money to stay in school. I am faced ..... the choice of getting another job and working or going to school twenty hours a day or dropping out of school. I don't know what to do," Laurie said to Max.

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