Donkey’s years

Do you know the English expression “donkey’s years“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Martin: How long have you known Sarah?

Lynda: Oh, I’ve known her donkey’s years. We went to school together.

Does it mean:

a) a short time

b) since one’s school days

c) a long time

d) since one was a child

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Answer: c) a long time

Like a bat out of hell

Do you know the English expression “like a bat out of hell“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Rachel: Does your son stay behind after school to do his homework?

Ben: No. He comes out like a bat out of hell as soon as the bell rings.

Does it mean:

a) very slowly

b) very noisily

c) very angrily

d) very quickly

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Answer: d) very quickly

Opt out

Do you know the English expression “to opt out“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Eric: Did you get extra insurance when you bought your car?

John: The salesman offered it to me, but I opted out. I don’t need it.

Does it mean:

a) choose not to join something

b) take a risk

c) not buy something

d) choose to buy something

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Answer: a) choose not to join something