The Idiom Quiz

 Are you the king or queen of idioms? Well, we've got a challenging English quiz for you today, where we ask you to complete idioms of the English language, as well as ask you some questions about others. Are you ready for a linguistic challenge?
 
 
True or False: If you bell the cat, you try to do something that is very easy.
True
False
 
 
If someone is abandoned when they are in trouble, they are thrown to the ____.
Wolves
Lions
Dogs
Sharks
 
 
A difficult problem is a ____ of fish.
Kettle
Barrel
Pot
Jar
 
 
A sitting ____ is an easy target for criticism.
Duck
Bull
Hen
Goose
 
 
True or False: If you grab the bull by its tail, you're dealing with a problem directly.
True
False
 
 
If you have a ____ in your bonnet, you keep talking about something over and over.
Bee
Bird
Wasp
Fly
 
 
If someone leads you up the garden path, they are...
Helping you solve something
Making you happy
Fooling you
Helping you find something
 
 
If a project is kicked into the long grass, it is...
Getting sidelined due to problems.
Getting shifted into high-gear.
Being abandoned.
Being finished.
 
 
If you take coals to ____, you do something that is unnecessary.
Bristol
Newcastle
Coventry
New York
 
 
A Pyrrhic victory is a victory in which...
Everyone in the losing side is killed
No violence was needed
The victor lost so much it's like a defeat
A victory where one side lost no soldiers
 
 
A postman's holiday is a holiday in which...
You do the same work you usually do
You stay at home
You take exactly one week off
Someone takes over your job while you're away
 
 
When someone treads the boards, they are...
Appearing as a theater actor
Working as a sailor
Appearing as a ballet dancer
Working as a police officer
Try Again?
Unfortunately these idioms escaped you, and you may want to do some more reading in your spare time to refresh some of these sayings and idioms in your mind. Perhaps then you'd like to give it another go.
Nice!
While you didn't get them all, you've shown some experience and knowledge regarding English idioms, so you can count yourself above average when it comes to English idioms!
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When it comes to English idioms - You are an expert! You've definitely given our quiz a bad beating, and we'll have to go back to the drawing board to think of a harder challenge for next time! Congrats on acing our quiz!
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