Lion’s share

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

Eva: Where has all the cake gone?

Lisa: I had a piece, but Jenny ate the lion’s share.

Does it mean:

a) give something to a lion

b) the smallest amount

c) the lion’s food

d) the largest amount

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Answer: d) the largest amount

Hit it off

Do you know the English expression “to hit it off“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Terry: How did you and Charlotte get on?

Diane: Oh, we hit it off straightaway. We were talking all night!

Does it mean:

a) not like someone

b) hit someone

c) know someone for a long time

d) get on well with someone

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Answer: d) get on well with someone

Have a whale of a time!

Do you know the English expression “to have a whale of a time“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Sue: How was the party?

Amy: Oh, I had a whale of a time! The music and the food were great!

Does it mean:

a) to have a bad time

b) to enjoy yourself

c) to see a whale

d) to eat a lot

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Answer: b) to enjoy yourself

Cream of the crop

Do you know the English expression “the cream of the crop“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Gemma: How are the new employees?

Helen: They are good. They are the cream of the crop. They all graduated from top universities with high scores.

Does it mean:

a) farmer

b) the worst

c) good at cooking

d) the best

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Answer: d) the best

Toss and turn

Do you know the English expression “to toss and turn“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Andy: You are drinking a lot of coffee this morning.

Vanessa: I had a bad night. I tossed and turned until five am.

Does it mean:

a) dance

b) work at night

c) spend the night at a party

d) sleep badly

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Answer: d) sleep badly

Like two peas in a pod

Do you know the English expression “like two peas in a pod“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Edwin: Are your cousins similar?

Dustin: They are like two peas in a pod. They both look the same and act the same.

Does it mean:

a) very different

b) twins

c) very similar

d) round, like peas

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Answer: c) very similar

Dirt cheap

Do you know the English expression “dirt cheap“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Mike: I like your sunglasses. Were they expensive?

Liam: They were dirt cheap. I got them second-hand.

Does it mean:

a) very cheap

b) dirty and cheap

c) used

d) free

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) very cheap