House/Building Idioms (1)

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

    The news about the tragic terrorist acts hit us like a ton of bricks.

  • 2

    My wife got really mad at me on the weekend and now I'm in the doghouse.

  • 3

    My mother left for Europe on Friday. She asked me to hold the fort while she's away.

  • 4

    I don't like that joke. It hit a little too close to home.

  • 5

    I always tell my friend to make herself at home when she comes over.

  • 6

    The restaurant owner was so happy and he announced that all drinks were on the house.

  • 7

    The comedian was really funny. He brought the house down on the weekend.

  • 8

    Our neighbors talk about everyone but they don't realize that if you live in a glass house, you shouldn't throw stones.

  • 9

    When his father came home and saw the mess, he hit the roof and grounded his son for one month.

  • 10

    Megan doesn't like her run-of-the-mill job.

Author: Alan Townend

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