Match the phrases to form some popular English idioms.
 

1. Let sleeping
2. Lightning never
3. Like father
4. Live and
5. Look after the pennies,
6. Look before
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Choose the best words to complete the following sentences.

 

1. The police have announced a in the Liverpool docks murder case.
2. The for the economy is as bleak and pessimistic this year as it has been over the last 15 years.
3. My idea of a good night out is a few pints of bitter in my local pub and an Indian eaten at home while watching one of my favourite DVDs.
4. My neighbour had a nervous last month and he’s recovering in a private clinic in the south of England.
5. There was a at our local bank last week. They got away with about 250,000 Euros.
6. One of the of owning several mobile internet devices is the cost of paying for more than one data plan.
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Match the phrases to form some popular English idioms.
 

1. It's no use crying
2. It's not the end
3. It's the pot calling
4. Laughter is
5. It's six of one and
6. Kill two birds
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'Key' Word Transformations
Complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning as the first using the word given. Follow the example.
 

Example: In the end they said the cruise ship disaster was the captain’s fault.
PUT
Eventually the cruise ship disaster the captain.

1. You led me to believe I'd be getting a raise in salary this year.
IMPRESSION
I I'd be getting a raise in salary this year.

2. Feel free to send us an email if you have any questions.
CONTACT
Do not if you have any questions.

3. I would like to say that I wasn’t satisfied with how the hotel staff treated me.
EXPRESS
I wish to the poor service at your hotel.

4. It is hardly likely that England will win against Spain.
LITTLE
There is beaten by England.

5. I cried my eyes out immediately when I was told I hadn't got the job.
BROKE
I soon as I heard I hadn't got the job.

6. I really don’t care who closes the deal.
DIFFERENCE
The outcome of the deal me.

7. We would never have guessed that La Mansión del Inglés would be so successful.
LITTLE
that La Mansión del Inglés would be so successful.

8. Pepito didn’t even try to discover why they sacked him.
EFFORT
Pepito out why they sacked him.
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