English Slang Idioms (226)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    "He was my best friend in the whole world. I would have given him the ..... off my back if he had needed it until he tried to sleep with my wife," Randall said to Thomas.
  • 2
    "Don't invite Paul to the movies with you. He always gives the show ...... Every time I have taken him with me, he tells me the end of the movie about half way through the show. That is no fun," Jay said to Logan.
  • 3
    "Thanks for waiting for me. I had to give my little brother the ...... He follows me everywhere and he would have ruined our fun if he had come. He tried to follow me but I tricked him," James told his friends.
  • 4
    "I was given to ..... that I would be promoted as soon as I finished training and met your expectations. I have been here six months three months after training ended and I have met every expectation. When am I going to be promoted?" Jeff asked the boss.
  • 5
    He really wanted to be the mayor of this town. He was poor when he was a kid so he wanted to give the poor people of the town a ...... He thought that a lot of their problems would decrease if someone was stuck up for them once in awhile.
  • 6
    He watched the political candidate ..... hand the crowd at one of his campaign stops. He looked like a nice guy but maybe a little fake.
  • 7
    He was lucky that the rock had only ..... off his head when it fell off the hill. He could have been seriously hurt by a more direct blow.
  • 8
    His wife tried to gloss ..... her increased drinking but, to him, it was a serious issue. She didn't even like alcohol in the past but she was now drunk most nights.
  • 9
    He was so close to finding a cure. He would surely go ..... in history as one of the greatest scientists the world had ever known if he could find a cure for cancer.
  • 10
    "Hey Kyle, I just bought a new truck. It is out in the parking lot. Want to go for a .....? We will only be gone for about twenty minutes," Jay said.

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