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Can You Complete These Basic English Phrases?

Think you're a master of the English language? If so, then completing these common English sayings and expressions should be a walk in the park for you, despite the fact that only 2% of American adults can get them all right!
 
bird on camera lens
 
 
Curiosity killed the _____.
dog
cat
rabbit
holding an apple
 
 
Pass the _____.
duck
buck
rock
slices of watermelon
 
 
Best thing since sliced _____.
bread
cheese
meat
football quarterback in front of US flag
 
 
Monday _____ quarterback.
morning
night
evening
small black board
 
 
Back to the _____ board.
drawing
outline
sketching
oil bubbles in water
 
 
Burn the _____ oil.
morning
midnight
evening
money tree concept
 
 
Bought the _____.
farm
hotel
ranch
hills and mountains
 
 
Every cloud has a _____ lining.
silver
fine
golden
old western wagon
 
 
Fall _____ the wagon.
on
onto
off
baby sleeping in basket
 
 
Let sleeping _____ lie.
wolves
dogs
cats
business goals concept
 
 
Method to my _____.
madness
badness
sadness
construction worker with red cap
 
 
Don't give up your _____ job.
day
dream
night
playing a card game
 
 
Not _____ with a full deck.
betting
gambling
playing
tractor and bandwagon
 
 
Jump _____ the bandwagon.
off
on
away from
brown suitcase and chair
 
 
Let the _____ out of the bag.
rat
bat
cat
woman with painted hand and face
 
 
Put _____ over other people's eyes.
silk
wool
cotton
hands held together in prayer
 
 
Plead the _____.
forth
fifth
sixth
grinding metal
 
 
___ _____ to grind.
An axe
A sword
A gear
hand holding a sword
 
 
The _____ is mightier than the sword.
pen
king
gun
big red classic car
 
 
The squeaky wheel gets the _____.
grease
replacement
attention
It's Not Your Day...
coffee spilled all over work
 
Oh dear! From your results, it's clear that you're not a part of the 2% of Americans who were able to answer every single question correctly. There's no need to fret just yet though, since we're sure that after going over your answers for a little while, you'll be able to ace this test the next time you give it a shot!
You Passed!
silver trophy
 
Good job! While you didn't quite manage to get all of the answers right, you did well enough to prove that you've got an above-average command of the English language, especially when it comes to common idioms and sayings. However, if you feel like you should have got 100%, then why not give it another go soon? We believe in you!
Perfect Score!
gold trophy
 
Way to go, you totally aced it! Only 2% of Americans can complete these basic idioms and phrases. Your score leads us to believe that you've got an exceptional memory and highly creative thinking skills. You catch satire and puns, and can predict what is about to happen in many movies and books. Furthermore, you automatically read letter combinations and scan through texts without losing your focus. Are your friends as smart as you are? Share this quiz with them and find out!
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