English Slang Idioms (218)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    "Hi Jim. I am sorry to ask you for this favor but can I stay at your house for about a month? I lost my job and I can't afford to stay in my place. I was hoping that you would let me stay with you long enough for me to get back ..... my feet. I promise that I will move out as soon as I have enough money saved," Nate said to his best friend.
  • 2
    "Now that we have all the tools and materials, let's get ..... on building this deck," Paul said to his son.
  • 3
    "I have researched and memorized the steps to build a shed and now I have the process down .....," Nate said to Max.
  • 4
    He knew there was a lot of work to be done but he just didn't want to wake up at the ..... of dawn to get it done. He liked to sleep in and couldn't see any reason why not to.
  • 5
    She thought to herself that quitting her job would be a good thing. She knew she would never get ahead since her boss took all the ..... for her accomplishments.
  • 6
    "I am happy to see you, Steve, and I would like to catch up with you but I am pressed for time. Let's get down to ..... and set a date to catch up for the near future. We need to discuss the terms of the contract," Randy said.
  • 7
    "I know that you are still mad at me for being late the other night but did you have to try to get ..... with me by being 45 minutes late to the dinner party at my parent's house?" Luke asked Jane.
  • 8
    "Please stay away from that bridge. It isn't safe. You are going to give your mother gray ..... by playing up there," Lisa said to her two kids.
  • 9
    "Rob treats his wife and coworkers horribly. He is going to get ..... one day. I am sure of that," Kim said to Beth.
  • 10
    "Tom, I heard that you have a plumbing problem you need to get fixed. I have a friend who is a plumber who will give you a good deal. Let me get a ..... of him and I will tell him to call you," Jim said.

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