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Quiz about Complete the Common Expression
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Complete the Common Expression Quiz

Simply choose the word which forms a common expression.

A multiple-choice quiz by ARE7. Estimated time: 2 mins.
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2 mins
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
Dec 03 21
# Qns
Avg Score
9 / 10
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Question 1 of 10
1. By hook or by _____. Hint

Question 2 of 10
2. The whole kit and ____. Hint

Question 3 of 10
3. No room to swing a ____. Hint

Question 4 of 10
4. To paint the town ____. Hint

Question 5 of 10
5. To talk ____. Hint

Question 6 of 10
6. To eat humble ____. Hint

Question 7 of 10
7. Cock and ____ story. Hint

Question 8 of 10
8. To let the ___ out of the bag. Hint

Question 9 of 10
9. Out on a ____. Hint

Question 10 of 10
10. To take the _____. Hint

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. By hook or by _____.

Answer: crook

This means, any possible way.
2. The whole kit and ____.

Answer: caboodle

This basically means everything.
3. No room to swing a ____.

Answer: cat

This means spare room.
4. To paint the town ____.

Answer: red

This means to go on a spree.
5. To talk ____.

Answer: turkey

This meant to have a pleasant conversation. Nowadays, it is used in the context of speaking nonsense.
6. To eat humble ____.

Answer: pie

This means to admit you were wrong.
7. Cock and ____ story.

Answer: bull

This means a story that is hard to believe.
8. To let the ___ out of the bag.

Answer: cat

Today, this means to tell a secret, but originally it referred to taking a cat o' nine tails (a type of whip) out of its bag to use as punishment.
9. Out on a ____.

Answer: limb

This means to be at a disadvantage. Also it can be used to mean to take a risk.
10. To take the _____.

Answer: cake

This means to stand out.
Source: Author ARE7

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