English Slang Idioms (220)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    "I am sorry that I told you to go make me some coffee and some copies of these forms. I thought you worked for the clerical department and now I find out that you are on my work team. Please accept my apology. I don't want to get off on the wrong ..... with you," Jay said to Fay.
  • 2
    "This is the fifth time you have asked me for my expense sheet. I told you that I would give it to you in the early afternoon and it is only 10 o'clock. Get off my ....., will you?" Steve asked George.
  • 3
    "I am sorry to bring this up but I just have to get it ..... my chest. I am still mad at you for not showing up to the movies the other night when I was expecting you. You never called to apologize or explain why you weren't there," Matt told Nancy.
  • 4
    "I broke up with Nancy because she ..... me up on Friday. She never apologized and when I talked to her about it, she acted like it was no big deal that she didn't come and didn't cancel beforehand," Matt told Nancy's sister Beth.
  • 5
    "You need to get a job, Max. You are twenty years old and aren't doing anything with your life. It's time you stood on your own two ..... and started supporting yourself," Luke told his son.
  • 6
    "Ted, you really got off on a flying ..... today. I was expecting this work to take three days and you are already more than half-way done. It is only now 3 o'clock!" His grandpa said. He hired him to do some repairs on his house and to help him with the landscaping.
  • 7
    "Rainy days always get me ...... I get a bit depressed and lazy. Sunny days make me feel happy, energetic, and motivated," Jane said to Chris.
  • 8
    "Don't smoke marijuana. That stuff will ..... your brain," Steve's parents told him when he came back high after a party.
  • 9
    "Bill, my brother, always brings up these stupid childhood stories of the embarrassing things I did when I was around five years old. I told him to stop and he won't. I am not going to let him get my ..... today, though. I have been looking forward to this trip for a long time and he is not going to ruin it for me," Lisa told Matt.
  • 10
    "Do you know where I can buy the new Microsoft Word program? I would really like to get my ..... on the program before school starts," Maxine said to Lilly.

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