Idioms Quiz: Body 4

This quiz tests you on body idioms.

1. easy on the eye

The designs that are easy on the eye sell best to

a. young people who like exciting designs

b. older people who like relaxing designs

c. rich people who like expensive designs

2. elbow grease

It takes a lot of elbow grease to

a. clean a hospital ward

b. teach an English class

c. come up with a good plan

3. eyes like a hawk

Which of these people would need eyes like a hawk?

a. a pilot who searches for lost people

b. a sound engineer who records music

c. a chef who makes cakes and desserts

4. face to face

Monica and Sam first met face to face

a. in an online chatroom

b. at a party in Paris

c. over the phone

5. feel the pinch

Most people have been feeling the pinch because of

a. falling prices

b. steady prices

c. rising prices

6. find your feet

Do you think Shamilah has found her feet yet, or is she

a. still learning how to walk?

b. still getting used to everything?

c. still lookin for them?

7. get it off your chest

Alex had been worrying about it, and he needed to get it off his chest so he went to

a. work out at the gym

b. talk to his priest

c. see a skin doctor

8. get off on the wrong foot

Peter got off on the wrong foot on his date with Wendy when

a. he made her laugh at a joke

b. he ordered an expensive bottle of wine

c. he knocked over a glass of water

9. go over your head

If someone decides to go over your head to get something, they could go to

a. your computer

b. your boss

c. your assistant

10. grease someone's palm

It was obvious that many people had greased the chief of police's palm because he had

a. become very poor

b. become very rich

c. become very greasy

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1. easy on the eye - The designs that are easy on the eye sell best to: a) young people who like exciting designs b) older people who like relaxing designs c) rich people who like expensive designs

2. elbow grease - It takes a lot of elbow grease to: a) clean a hospital ward b) teach an English class c) come up with a good plan

3. eyes like a hawk - Which of these people would need eyes like a hawk?: a) a pilot who searches for lost people b) a sound engineer who records music c) a chef who makes cakes and desserts

4. face to face - Monica and Sam first met face to face: a) in an online chatroom b) at a party in Paris c) over the phone

5. feel the pinch - Most people have been feeling the pinch because of: a) falling prices b) steady prices c) rising prices

6. find your feet - Do you think Shamilah has found her feet yet, or is she: a) still learning how to walk? b) still getting used to everything? c) still lookin for them?

7. get it off your chest - Alex had been worrying about it, and he needed to get it off his chest so he went to: a) work out at the gym b) talk to his priest c) see a skin doctor

8. get off on the wrong foot - Peter got off on the wrong foot on his date with Wendy when: a) he made her laugh at a joke b) he ordered an expensive bottle of wine c) he knocked over a glass of water

9. go over your head - If someone decides to go over your head to get something, they could go to: a) your computer b) your boss c) your assistant

10. grease someone's palm - It was obvious that many people had greased the chief of police's palm because he had: a) become very poor b) become very rich c) become very greasy

Contributor: Matt Errey