English Slang Idioms (274)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    "I get kind of angry when I am around Bryan and Lisa. I feel like they look ..... on us for purchasing a manufactured home. Their parents paid for their house so I don't feel like they have the right to critique anyone who bought his/her own house with his/her hard-earned money," Chris told Linda.
  • 2
    "I am glad that you got into a college fraternity like I did. Don't lose ..... of your goals, though. Remember why you are at school and what you are there to do. Don't spend all of your time partying," Wesley told his kid.
  • 3
    "I think trying to repair this deck is a ..... cause. It would cost more to fix it in time and materials than it would to build a new one. So much of the wood is rotten," Jed said to Moesha.
  • 4
    "I am very sorry I am late for dinner. I got working on my term paper and completely lost ..... of time," Marshall told his parents.
  • 5
    "I don't think we should invite Paul to the art show. Fine art is ..... on that guy. This is the guy who thought his car's carburetor made a nice centerpiece for his table," Chris said to Linda.
  • 6
    "Don't invite Mark to any of our social gatherings again. The guy is a ..... mouth, among other things. You could hear him talking - from a block away - about his intimate affairs with his girlfriend. I was embarrassed the whole night. I am sure the neighbors heard everything he said," Luke said to Ian.
  • 7
    "Don't let Buck cut the board, he'll only ..... it up. He has less sawing abilities than my grandmother," Bill said to Craig jokingly.
  • 8
    He had had a brief love ..... with Janice several years ago. He had fallen for her but she broke it off. It was an uncomfortable situation when she started work under his authority.
  • 9
    "The party was nice. It was pretty low-..... so our neighbors weren't irritated this time," Eddie told his college buddy when he asked how the party went.
  • 10
    "I really ..... out today. I got these sandals at half price and they were the last pair in my size," Linda said to Ashley.

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