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. You’ve bitten off more than you can chew!                       


  1. I’ve been burning the midnight oil lately.  


  1. He’s feeling down in the dumps.             


  1. My brother’s a couch potato.                              


  1. It cost me an arm and a leg.                              


  1. Can we let sleeping dogs lie?


  1. That’s a bit far-fetched.


  1. Please stay in touch.


  1. Shall we call it a day?


  1. Don’t count your chickens before they’ve 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.