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Have you ever wondered how many different idiomatic expressions use the word hot? This could be your chance to find out!
43 quizzes and 440 trivia questions.
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  In Other Words, Dumb editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz features some of the more common and amusing expressions that are used to imply dim-wittedness. If you're "not all there", you should be here.
Easier, 10 Qns, Wizzid, Nov 08 09
Easier
Wizzid
9199 plays
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  All You Need is Anger All You Need is Anger great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
How many of these idiomatic expressions related to anger can you recognise?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jun 04 21
Average
looney_tunes editor
Jun 04 21
3634 plays
3.
  Turn to Learn best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
If you'd like to turn your hand to a quiz with lots of rhyming / Then turn off that TV, the radio, or whatever it is you're doing / 'Cause it's your turn to learn about some 'turn'-related sayings.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jmorrow, Jul 02 17
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
jmorrow editor
Jul 02 17
3017 plays
4.
  Break Even best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Break even, meaning to make neither a profit nor a loss, is just one of the everyday expressions using the word 'break'. Here are a few more to match up - remember they all have 'break' at the beginning.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, rossian, Sep 04 20
Very Easy
rossian editor
Sep 04 20
1234 plays
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  In Sickness and in Health best quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Are you feeling on top of the world, or are you a bit run down? Either way, I hope you enjoy playing this quiz about idioms connected to health.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, rossian, Jul 29 12
Very Easy
rossian editor
4135 plays
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  Tipping the Scales best quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
A challenge by PDAZ on the Author chatboard got me thinking about different idioms and words using 'tip'. Here are ten of them.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 02 11
Easier
zorba_scank gold member
6520 plays
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  The Many Meanings of "Run" best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
In English, one word can say a great deal, and "run" is one of those words. I'm about to have dinner with my good friends Arun and Brunhilde, but they always pepper their conversation with "run" words and phrases; can you help me work out what they mean?
Easier, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Jul 20 10
Easier
CellarDoor gold member
5893 plays
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  Idiomatically The End Idiomatically, The End popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Endings can be a good thing, a sad thing, an anti-climax, or a finality. With so many meanings is it any wonder there are so many idioms about the end?
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Aug 31 17
Average
1nn1 editor
Aug 31 17
842 plays
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  Passing, Idiomatically top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The English language has an abundance of idioms, many of which involve death. How many do you know? Let's play and find out.
Easier, 10 Qns, poshprice, Mar 19 14
Easier
poshprice
2474 plays
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  You Got Lucky great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here's your chance (pun intended!) to test your knowledge of idioms relating to luck, chance and opportunity. Good luck (of course)!
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Oct 15 17
Easier
LadyNym gold member
Oct 15 17
1125 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Now for a change of pace: what words complete the title of Bob Dylan's 1997 album "__ __ of Mind"?

From Quiz "All About Mind"




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  Settle Down top quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Settle down and play this quiz on idioms relating to the word "DOWN".
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, May 22 17
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Very Easy
Plodd
May 22 17
2138 plays
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  Clean great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Get out a feather duster and clean up your language with these 'clean' idioms and phrases.
Easier, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Jul 30 17
Easier
AcrylicInk gold member
Jul 30 17
1073 plays
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  Idioms Involving Prayer and Heaven great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A surprising number of idioms involve prayer and Heaven. How many do you know? Let's play and find out.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, poshprice, Dec 14 15
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
poshprice
1411 plays
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  All About Mind great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
We never see our minds, but we sure have a lot of words with the word "mind" in them. Some here have to do with minds; some, rather surprisingly, don't at all. Fill in the word that completes these mind-related phrases.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, Windswept, Sep 03 21
Very Easy
Windswept gold member
Sep 03 21
2343 plays
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  The Rainbow and the Rose great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you complete these ten different sayings about rainbows and roses, most which are very old, and all of which are thought provoking? Enjoy the quiz.
Easier, 10 Qns, Creedy, Apr 30 19
Easier
Creedy gold member
Apr 30 19
639 plays
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  Hats Off to You Hats Off to You popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a quiz about common English idioms that include 'hat' in the sayings! Have fun with this quiz!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MyGirl2000, Nov 02 12
Very Easy
MyGirl2000
1757 plays
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  Spit Fire! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Take words of anger, fire and heat; Mix in idioms, replete. Words of smoke can but deceive - Solve each saying, by your leave.
Easier, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Jan 06 20
Easier
VegemiteKid gold member
Jan 06 20
702 plays
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  Leaping Idiomatically popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Jump into this quiz and work out these ten idioms relating to leap and jump.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 21 17
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Very Easy
zorba_scank gold member
Dec 21 17
694 plays
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  I Caught a Cold - 10 questions - 7 mins
Rin, a young woman and a green Police Detective, goes through her days in idiomatic fashion. This quiz is about her "cold" idioms. Can you keep a cool head, look at the cold facts, and pull from your frozen memory these idioms' "cold" meanings?
Average, 10 Qns, kaddarsgirl, May 29 20
Average
kaddarsgirl gold member
May 29 20
3225 plays
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  I Got Nothing Here! - 10 questions - 3 mins
All descriptions or expressions pertain to NOTHING.
Easier, 10 Qns, Allison03, Jan 06 17
Easier
Allison03
Jan 06 17
1197 plays
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  Hang Ups! - 10 questions - 3 mins
While writing my last quiz on expressions that can replace "hold up", I kept coming up with things for "hang up", so I wrote a follow-up quiz using that too! Match the expression with a word or words that can take the place of "hang up" or "be hung up".
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shuehorn, Apr 08 17
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
shuehorn gold member
Apr 08 17
814 plays
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  Wrong Turn of Phrase? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Far from being incorrect, sometimes using 'wrong' in the right place is perfect! This quiz explores some common idiomatic expressions which include the word 'wrong'.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MikeMaster99, Feb 07 15
Very Easy
MikeMaster99 gold member
1111 plays
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  Talking Dutch popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The term Dutch has found its way to various idioms in the English language, most of them not very complimentary, resulting from the rivalry between England and the Dutch in the 17th century. Match these idioms with the descriptions.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 04 19
Easier
zorba_scank gold member
Jan 04 19
555 plays
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  All About Fall popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
This is a quiz for the first day of fall this year. In the United States, people mostly say "fall," not "autumn." This quiz, like my previous heart quiz, looks at the word "fall" in a variety of ways. I hope you enjoy seeing various ways to say "fall."
Easier, 15 Qns, Windswept, Jan 22 13
Easier
Windswept gold member
2098 plays
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  Double or Nothing popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The following are examples of people, things or events which take on a new meaning when they are combined with the word "double". Hope you enjoy.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Grad56, Aug 07 16
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Very Easy
Grad56
Aug 07 16
1183 plays
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  Pass It On - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz will look at common words and phrases that contain the word pass. Will you have what it takes to get a passing grade?
Average, 10 Qns, tazman6619, May 06 13
Average
tazman6619 gold member
1651 plays
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  With Love from Me to You popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The English language has scores of phrases that make reference to love. Do you know what each of these 'love' phrases means?
Difficult, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Oct 31 08
Difficult
Cymruambyth gold member
5056 plays
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  You Deserve a 'Break' Today popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Did you ever realize how many common phrases contain the word "break"? See if you can match the words on the right and take a break today.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, DizWiz, Jul 24 17
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7,8
Very Easy
DizWiz gold member
Jul 24 17
859 plays
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  "Help Me! I'm Stuck!" - 10 questions - 2 mins
The word "Stuck" can be used in a wide number of situations to give different meanings. See if you can guess which of the definitions I have given below is the most correct usage out of the choices given (UK speak). I hope you will find this easy.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Luckycharm60, Jan 04 12
Very Easy
Luckycharm60 gold member
2478 plays
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  Five Golden Rings popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I was surprised to learn that the 'Five Golden Rings' in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" were actually ring-necked pheasants. It got me thinking about other uses of the word 'ring'. How many do you know?
Easier, 10 Qns, reedy, Mar 13 22
Easier
reedy gold member
Mar 13 22
1607 plays
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  All Bark and No Bite great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A variety of barks and bites for you to sink your teeth into. Simply fill in the gaps.
Easier, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Sep 09 19
Easier
ozzz2002 gold member
Sep 09 19
1609 plays
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  Idiomatic Keys popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Keys have managed to find their way into different types of idioms and phrases. How many of these do you know? Take this quiz and unlock the answers.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jun 18 14
Easier
zorba_scank gold member
1486 plays
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  Let's Talk Musical Sayings popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
You don't need to be musical or have any musical knowledge to do this quiz. These are everyday sayings that include a reference to something musical. Can you complete them?
Easier, 10 Qns, Toeknee448, Jun 09 17
Easier
Toeknee448
Jun 09 17
2038 plays
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  Hold Up - 10 questions - 3 mins
There are many expressions in English using the words "hold up" along with other words. See if you can sort these out! Match the expression with a word or words that can take the place of "hold up".
Easier, 10 Qns, shuehorn, Apr 08 17
Easier
shuehorn gold member
Apr 08 17
750 plays
35.
  The Ups and Downs of "Down" and "Up" - 10 questions - 3 mins
Have some fun with idioms involving the words "down" and "up": an Adventures in Authoring quiz.
Easier, 10 Qns, shorthumbz, Aug 08 19
Easier
shorthumbz gold member
Aug 08 19
1089 plays
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  Twas a Cold, Cold Day popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is my first quiz. Try getting Mr. Grumps warm by answering all questions correctly. All the idioms used contain the word cold.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Verne47, Jul 15 18
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
Verne47
Jul 15 18
1450 plays
37.
  It's Better Left Unsaid - 10 questions - 3 mins
I will give you a phrase using the word *left* and you give me its nearest meaning.
Easier, 10 Qns, flwrchyld, Jul 17 19
Easier
flwrchyld
Jul 17 19
1863 plays
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This is a quiz about idioms in the English language that involve coins or money in some form. Most of the questions are drawn from American English.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, Jun 11 14
Very Easy
daver852 gold member
1486 plays
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  Where Is My Mind? - 10 questions - 3 mins
There's a rich array of English idioms which use the word 'mind', and we'll be exploring just a few of them in this quiz. Good luck, and I hope you know your mind!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, whoman, Nov 10 12
Very Easy
whoman
1402 plays
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  The Dark Is Light Enough - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is part of the "Adventures in Authoring" challenge. All of the questions refer to common idioms or phrases with the words "dark" or "black" in them.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nahs386, Feb 20 19
Very Easy
nahs386
Feb 20 19
1296 plays
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  Spit Fire II - 10 questions - 3 mins
More words of fire, smoke and heat; To mix in idioms, no mean feat; Part I you've conquered with much ease; Can you make Part II a breeze?
Easier, 10 Qns, purelyqing, Aug 30 18
Easier
purelyqing
Aug 30 18
348 plays
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  Call It a Night! - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a quiz about idioms with the word "night" in them.
Easier, 10 Qns, MyGirl2000, Mar 06 17
Easier
MyGirl2000
Mar 06 17
1344 plays
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  Going Dutch In English - 10 questions - 5 mins
When English goes Dutch, it's seldom to praise the 'Hollanders'. This quiz is about English expressions that include the word 'Dutch'. And NO, they don't all have negative connotations.
Tough, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Feb 07 19
Tough
flem-ish
Feb 07 19
2197 plays
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