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

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) the best

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

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) very similar

Walk on air

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

Karla: How do you feel after winning the dancing tournament?

Barbara: I’ve been walking on air! I hope this feeling lasts a long time!

Does it mean:

a) to float

b) to be delighted

c) to be a good dancer

d) to walk lightly

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) to be delighted

Afraid of (one’s) shadow

Do you know the English expression “to be afraid of (one’s) shadow“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Tina: How is your husband? I heard he was attacked when he was walking home from the pub.

Rachel: He’s afraid of his own shadow. Even the smallest thing makes him jump in fright.

Does it mean:

a) have a scary shadow

b) be afraid of people

c) be frightened easily

d) be fearless

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) be frightened easily

All the rage

Do you know the English expression “to be all the rage“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Jayne: What do you think of the jeans young people are wearing nowadays?

Sue: I like them. They were all the rage when I was a teenager.

Does it mean:

a) very angry

b) unfashionable

c) not popular

d) very popular

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) very popular

Kick the habit

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

Edward: Do you still smoke?

Ned: Yes. I’ve been trying to kick the habit for a long time, but it’s difficult for me.

Does it mean:

a) give up a habit

b) continue a habit

c) enjoy a habit

d) kick things around

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) give up a habit

Music to (one’s) ears

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

Irene: Gloria passed the university entrance exam!

Diane: Really? That’s music to my ears!

Does it mean:

a) bad news

b) news that makes one happy

c) shocking news

d) a nice melody

The answer is below! ↓

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Answer: b) news that makes one happy