Sleep on it

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

Gary: The boss asked you to transfer to a new city. Have you made a decision?

Emma: Not yet. I’m going to sleep on it and let her know in the morning.

Does it mean:

a) make a decision quickly

b) dream about something

c) worry about something

d) make a decision the next day

The answer is below! ↓

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Answer: d) make a decision the next day

Toe the line

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

Edward: What is your new school like?

Colin: It’s strict. If you don’t toe the line you get into trouble.

Does it mean:

a) put your foot on a line

b) obey the rules

c) touch a line

d) do your homework

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) obey the rules

Spring chicken

Do you know the English expression “spring chicken“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Helen: Why did you get your hair cut so short?

Rebecca: I thought it was suitable for my age. I’m not a spring chicken any more!

Does it mean:

a) a young bird

b) a very old

c) middle-aged

d) very young

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) very young

Let (one’s) hair down

Do you know the English expression “to let (one’s) hair down“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Sandy: Are you going to the party on Saturday?

Stella: Yes. I’ve had a hard time at work lately, so I think it’s time I let my hair down.

Does it mean:

a) wear one’s hair loose

b) have a hair cut

c) relax and enjoy oneself

d) spend a lot of money

The answer is below! ↓

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Answer: c) relax and enjoy oneself

Made of money

Do you know the English expression “to be made of money“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Joshua: I want a new bike!

Joshua’s mother: Well you can’t have one! We are not made of money!

Does it mean:

a) very rich

b) very poor

c) bank owner

d) have many investments

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) very rich

See red

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

Paul: How did your wife react when you got home late last night?

Harry: She saw red. She still isn’t talking to me.

Does it mean:

a) to be amused

b) to be bored

c) to be interested

d) to be very angry

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) to be very angry