Fixed Expressions Quiz 7

level: upper-intermediate

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. Read the sentence and choose the correct fixed expression from the options highlighted in bold text.

1. Our team's performance this year was nothing like on a par with over and above last year's performance; no better, but no worse either.

2. Sony Music signed the band and went to great lengths went to long lengths went to few lengths to promote their music.

3. If you say the wrong thing, you could make matters worse make nothing matter make matters better. Best to say nothing.

4. It took a long time to finish my law degree, but it was most worth it hardly worth it well worth it. I make lots of money.

5. It was shipped last week, so the parcel should get here some day now any day now every day now.

6. Business was terrible at first, but sales soon improved and it all worked out in the finish in the final in the end.

7. This enemy soldier was just a kid, and I couldn't make myself bring myself get myself to shoot him. I let him go instead.

8. Dave is the most determined person I know. He'll stop at nothing stop for nothing step in anything to get what he wants.

9. It was the saddest scene in the play, and I started laughing. I just shouldn't help it wouldn't help it couldn't help it.

10. They've been friends for years, so they must like one other each another each other a lot.

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Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers.