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.