Turn back the clock

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

Rob: I really wish I had studied more for the test.

Kyle: Well, it’s too late now. You can’t turn back the clock.

Does it mean:

a) return to the past

b) do something earlier

c) do something later

d) turn the hands of a clock back

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) return to the past

Come rain or shine

Do you know the English expression “come rain or shine“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Alex: Have you finished your homework yet?

Eddie: No, but I will finish it before school starts come rain or shine.

Does it mean:

a) if it’s sunny

b) if the weather is bad

c) whatever happens

d) regardless of the weather

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) whatever happens

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!↓

man wearing yellow crew neck t shirt and blue denim jeans

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Answer: d) very popular