It’s better to be safe…

Can you complete this English expression? “It’s better to be safe than….

It means that it’s better to take precautions, or be careful in advance, so something bad doesn’t happen later.

It’s better to be safe…

a) than stupid

b) than dangerous

c) than in a bad situation

d) than sorry

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Answer: d) than sorry

It’s better to be safe than sorry

Figure out

Do you know the meaning of the English phrase “to figure out (something)” or “to figure (something) out“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Clara: Are you OK? You look stressed.

Stephanie: I can’t figure out this maths problem. I’ve been looking at it for half an hour and I just don’t get it.

Clara: Yeah, I had problems figuring it out too. Here, let me help you.

Does it mean:

a) add figures

b) solve

c) do maths

d) study

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Answer: b) solve

 

[English Quiz] The Hospital

This is a short quiz about hospital and medical-related words. The pass mark is 80%. Click the green button to start the quiz!

Fish out of water

Do you know the English expression to feel like a “fish out of water“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

William: How was the publishing conference?

Christian: All the other people were from large publishing houses. Our company was the smallest there. I felt like a fish out of water!

Does it mean:

a) to feel small

b) to be thirsty

c) to be comfortable in a situation

d) to be uncomfortable in a situation

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Answer: d) to be uncomfortable in a situation

Butterflies in your stomach

If you have butterflies in your stomach, what does it mean? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Kelly: Your driving test is today! How are you feeling?

Lily: I have butterflies in my stomach! 

Kelly: Just relax! You’ll be OK!

Does it mean:

a) be scared

b) be unsure

c) be nervous

d) be energetic

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Answer: c) be nervous