Are You Good At Phrases? Find Out In This Quiz
Phrases fill our writings and our conversations, some of them are hackneyed cliches that no one gives a second thought to, but some are pure gems of folk wisdom. Let's see how well you know your phrases with this taxing but fun quiz! The hand that rocks the cradle _____.
Do You Really Know These Common Phrases In English?
Having good grammar and spelling is not enough to be a proficient and eloquent English speaker, and knowing common phrases and idioms is arguably as important of a skill as any, and a sign of true mastery of any language.
Phrases Are Everywhere, But How Many Do You Know?
Do You Know These Latin Phrases?
Indeed, many phrases are still used today, because they are just so elegant and lovely to hear. Do you remember what these following Latin phrases mean? We'll start you off easy and challenge you a bit more as you progress through our 15 questions.
Can You Complete These 15 English Phrases?
English is an incredibly deep language with so many different sayings, proverbs and phrases. Do you know the common English phrases and proverbs used throughout the centuries? "Half a loaf is better than ." "Half a loaf is better than no loaf."
Do You Know These Words and Phrases In Old English?
What did the phrase “out of doors” mean in Shakespearean English? Abroad Outside Poor What did the word "without" mean in Shakespearean English? The same thing it does now Outside On the road Last question! Is the translation of the following sentence correct? If not, why?
Is This an Insult or a Compliment?
Is the highlighted word or phrase a compliment or an insult? A warm, cozy, or otherwise pleasant little abode This is a Compliment! This is an Insult! Is the highlighted word or phrase a compliment or an insult? An ugly person, especially one with a heavy lower jaw. This is a Compliment!
Ready For a Tricky Grammar Quiz?
Can you prove your grammatical chops by choosing the right phrase time and time again? Let's see you prove it! Pick the Correct Phrase: "You could have..." "You could of..." Pick the Correct Phrase: "I could care less." "I couldn't care less." Pick the Correct Phrase: "Nip in the bud."
From Latin to English - Can You Do It?
It has loaned words and phrases to many other languages, including French, Spanish, English and many others. Will the similarity to other languages help you figure out what these Latin phrases would look like in English? Let's find out!
Can You Complete These Tricky Proverbs?
Complete the phrase. ...catches no flies. ...speaks no evil. ...speaks no folly. ...catches no honey. Complete the phrase. ...by its song. ...by its colors. ...by its beak. ...by its wings.
How Well Do You Remember the Lingo of the 1950s?
From the answers you gave us, it seems that most of the slang and common phrases used throughout the 1950s are a little alien to you.
The Weird Words of the English Language Quiz
You might feel that you're the king or queen of the English language when using common words or phrases, but how well do you think you'd do when trying to decipher some of the strangest words and phrases that this fabulous language has to offer?
Can You Ace Our Foreign Words Test?
After all, many such words and phrases even find their way to popular English use, such as Bon App?tit. The following quiz will test how many common words and phrases you may have picked up along the way. Beware, this quiz is a tricky one! What does this word mean, and in what language?
English Quiz: Complete the Proverb!
This phrase is believed to have been coined by st. Augustine in 390 AD. "...do as the Romans do." "...be a Roman." "...act as a Roman" "...do as a Roman does." "Fortune favors..."
Do You Speak Pirate?
Are you familiar with the slang phrases of the pirate age? Have you been watching Pirates of the Caribbean and have a fantastic memory? Then we invite you to beat our quiz! What is a 'cat-o'-nine-tails'? An animal A whip A ship A cannon What are you doing if you're 'dancing the hempen jig'?
Complete These Classic Proverbs
As such, it is a language full of fascinating phrases and sayings that have stood the test of time for hundreds of years, surviving to this modern age. How many of these do you know? Let's put you to the test! Complete the English proverb.
Is Your Grammar Correct?
: Prepositions begin a prepositional phrase and express time or spatial correlations. In the question referenced here, the preposition "in" tells us that the "preposition" is found "in this question," the prepositional phrase. This The In Can What part of speech is the word "quite"?
English Quiz: Can You Guess Victorian Slang?
You may want to try this test again, as it seems you didn't know many of these Victorian slang words and phrases. Then again, who does? Not many. So don't feel bad, but how about another round now you're a bit the wiser? Share Result Good Job! Good for you!
Care To Test Your Level of English Today?
Find the corresponding meaning for this word Agree to something Object to something Run away Hide Find a synonym for this word Solution Trouble Dilemma Ambivalent Complete the phrase.
How Much Spanish Do You Know?
When might you use the phrase: "Mucho Gusto"? It means 'much pleasure' and implied is "Much pleasure to meet you." When meeting a new person When seeing something beautiful When asked how I am When asked to apologize What does "Yo quiero" mean?
How Much Basic French Do You Know?
"I'm fine" "I'm not fine" "I'm unwell" "I'm sad" What phrase did you use to ask your friend how they are? "Comment allez-vous?" "Quelle heure est-il?" "Combien ça coûte?" "Comment vous appelez-vous?" What does 'Je t'aime' mean in English?
Are You a True Baby Boomer?
While Dorothy and her friends muse on the dangers that may lurk in the dark forest they chant together this memorable phrase, before meeting the cowardly lion. Yikes! Oh, no! Gee whiz! I'm scared... Oh my! Help! Help! Let's run! Jack Weinberg advised us never to trust anyone....
Do You Know What These Charade Gestures Mean?
Quote Phrase Sounds like Ends in What Does This Gesture Mean? Cold Scared Anxious Alone What Does This Gesture Mean? Book Give Empty Handed Plate What Does This Gesture Mean? Machete 5 syllables Cut Off Arm What Does This Gesture Mean?
What Do You Remember of English?
It's the whole subordinate phrase "whoever wants some," and in that phrase, "whoever" is the subject. The word's role in the subordinate clause takes priority over the larger independent clause. Whoever Whomever Which of the following best illustrates an 'anaphora'? It ended with bigger smiles.