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"Would you like a Hole in the Head?"
Idioms and Proverbs
"In England we do say some strange things don't we? Here are a few examples of this for you to ponder on in a short quiz. Much of this quiz will be recognized and answerable at a global level."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
If we say in England that we need something "like a hole in the head", do we really want it?
Would we refer in England to someone as being "as sober as a Judge"?
What does the English expression mean "to cast the first stone"?
to be the first to attack someone in a hypocritical manner
to buy all of your friends a drink in a public house
to be the first to start in a sport such as darts
to be the first person to think of some great idea
In England what do we mean when we say that someone has "green fingers"?
a disease of the fingers that is similar to gangrene
the effect of some types of English cigarette on the fingers
someone is very inexperienced at what they are handling
they are excellent gardeners
What do we mean in England by saying that something "has come out of the blue"?
a term for some unexpected gift from the Crown
something has appeared unexpectedly from nowhere
something has descended literally from the skies and we can not understand
something is very English and has metaphorically come out of the Union Jack
Although it derives from Cockney slang, what do we mean in England when we say "Would you Adam and Eve it!".
"Those two persons/things shouldn't be together!".
"Would you believe it!"
"Would you create something like that!".
"Would you be fooled by something as simple as that!"
In England if someone or something is described as "Heaven sent" what does it usually mean?
supernatural occurrence, as opposed to natural
perfect, as if sent by God
You can't spell! that's "scent" and the answer is "Glorious smell"(correction note coming!)
sunshine and blossoms
In England if we wish to say that somebody is looking down and miserable we would say that they are "looking under the_____________"?
none of these
Please complete the expression used in England that goes "Every cloud has a____________ lining"?
Please complete the expression used in England "People in glass houses (or greenhouses) shouldn't throw_________"?
the baby out with the bath water
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Compiled Jul 18 12