English Slang Idioms (288)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    "Thanks for telling me what is going on with you. I have been worried about you. You don't have to worry that I will tell your roommate what you said; my ..... are sealed," Josie said to Danielle
  • 2
    Newer management theory states that employees will be more motivated and work for longer periods of time if one plays musical ..... with their jobs once in a while. Letting people try different jobs in a company breaks up the monotony, furthers their understanding of the whole picture and gives them good training so that if one person is sick, another can take his or her place for the day and, in turn, furthers each employee's sense of competency.
  • 3
    "Christy is OK but she is definitely a ...... She thinks that if she mentions knowing famous or important people we will like, respect or envy her more. It just annoys me when she does that. Surely, she must possess qualities of her own that she thinks are important I hope," Cindy said to Marshall.
  • 4
    "We have been meaning to go to lunch for some time now. Let's ..... down a time for that while we are together," Alice said to Larissa.
  • 5
    "Do you have to work this weekend like I do?" Maxine asked. Rachel replied, "No, I made a ..... escape. I knew the boss was going to assign people to work after lunch and I happened to have a dental appointment scheduled already for that afternoon."
  • 6
    "We have to find a way to narrow ..... our list of suspects. Five police officers can't investigate 73 people and do a good job," Detective Simon said to the others.
  • 7
    "My dad, when it comes to religious questions or practices, is very .....-minded. People have to agree with everything he does or they are WRONG. If he decides that someone is wrong about religion, he basically shuns them," Paul said to Adam.
  • 8
    "My brother is a .....-born athlete. He is better at every sport than anyone else in that sport. It is kind of strange," George told Michael.
  • 9
    "Victory is near at .....!" Michelle exclaimed as she took her opponent's rook and queen in chess.
  • 10
    "Don't try to figure out why your boyfriend does the things he does. I've known him my whole life and I can't figure it out. There is no ..... or reason to his actions," Keenan told Jacky.

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