Idioms are spoken or written sentences where the meaning is not obvious from the individual words used.

 

Match the idioms with the meaning keywords below:

 

 

  1. Youíve bitten off more than you can chew!†††††††††††††††††††††††

 

  1. Iíve been burning the midnight oil lately.††

 

  1. Heís feeling down in the dumps.†††††††††††††

 

  1. My brotherís a couch potato.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

  1. It cost me an arm and a leg. †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

  1. Can we let sleeping dogs lie?

 

  1. Thatís a bit far-fetched.

 

  1. Please stay in touch.

 

  1. Shall we call it a day?

 

  1. Donít count your chickens before theyíve all hatched.

 

 

 

Meaning Keywords:

 

 

a)       Unbelievable.

 

b)       Expensive.

 

c)       Finish.

 

d)       Working late.

 

e)       Will be difficult.

 

f)         Lazy.

 

g)       Unhappy.

 

h)       Write to me or call.

 

i)         Forget the past.

 

j)         Wait and see.