English Slang Idioms (375)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    "I asked Bob if he would come help with the project but he ..... me down. He said he's too busy, and that's why I am calling you," Larry said.

  • 2

    "Your mother would be turning ..... her grave if she knew you wanted to get your eyebrow pierced," Jenny said to her younger sister.

  • 3

    "Don't talk to me about economics, or I'll turn my brother ..... on you. He has a master's degree in economics and is a compulsive talker," Lisa told Mathew.

  • 4

    "OK, I won't bring up economics again. I've met your brother. The last time I saw him, he almost talked my ear .....," Mathew replied.

  • 5

    "Having to pay a fee in order to volunteer with that troubled children's organization is such a turn ...... I really wanted to work with these kids, but I'm not going to pay money for the privilege of working for free," Chris told Derrick.

  • 6

    "I love this new Subaru. It's built for rally racing and can turn on a .....," Kyle said to his brother.

  • 7

    "Don't turn your ..... on me, Steve. I really need your help. I'll lose my house if you don't lend me some money," Greg pleaded with his older brother.

  • 8

    "I can't stand Michelle. She turns up her ..... at everyone, but she is nothing special herself. She isn't rich, smart, or good-looking," Melanie said to Roxanne.

  • 9

    "I don't know why, but the smell of garlic ..... my stomach. I lose myappetite if anything with garlic is served," Brian said to Chris.

  • 10

    "We got a pretty good turn..... today. I wasn't expecting so many people to come and help wash cars to raise money for the homeless," Jack said to Kate.

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