Body Idioms Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests many of the idioms on our Body Idioms page.

1. It was such a sad movie that I

cried my heart out
got cold feet
was in over my head
a) cried my heart out b) got cold feet c) was in over my head

2. He's got long hair because the hairdresser costs

an old hand
an arm and a leg
a head start
a) an old hand b) an arm and a leg c) a head start

3. I'm sure someone will find your kitten, so

see eye to eye
stick your neck out
keep your chin up
a) see eye to eye b) stick your neck out c) keep your chin up

4. She loves cakes and ice-cream. She's got a real sweet

a) mouth b) tongue c) tooth

5. I'm just _______ your leg. I didn't really dye my hair blue.

a) shaking b) breaking c) pulling

6. I like to drink wine and _______ on Saturday nights.

make my blood boil
go head over heels
let my hair down
a) make my blood boil b) go head over heels c) let my hair down

7. Let's get together in my _______ of the woods for once.

a) neck b) hand c) foot

8. We're going away for the week. Can you keep _______ on our house?

an eye
a hair
a foot
a) an eye b) a hair c) a foot

9. It makes my _______ when people try to cheat.

teeth ache
head start
blood boil
a) teeth ache b) head start c) blood boil

10. She knows of all her friends' phone numbers by

a) mind b) heart c) eye

Your score is:

Correct answers:

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