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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
There's a strange atmosphere in the office today. Something _________ is going on.

That colleague is always trying to socialise with the directors. He knows which side his ___________.

The damage has been done now. There's no point crying over __________.

Everyone has different tastes. One man's _________ is another man's __________.

I don't like action movies very much. They're just not my ___________.

Some people are never satisfied. You give them what they want, and then, they want _________ on it, too!

My friend earns a lot of money, but she doesn't have to work very hard for it. She's really on the _________ train.

The company pays out annual bonuses so that every employee gets their share of the ___________.

That salesman is always exaggerating how many products he has sold. I take what he says with a ____________.

His moods are always changing. One day, he can be really irritable, then the next day, he's as nice as __________.


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35 Comments on “14 ENGLISH IDIOMS & SAYINGS from food & drink”


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Thanks a lot, Gill !

Thursday, August 29th 2019

thank a lot

Thursday, August 29th 2019

I got 09. Thank you Gill.

Thursday, August 29th 2019

I got 10/10. actually i really don’t understand everything. some idioms i can easily remmeber because in my native language also have the sentence is same, but some one haven’t in my language. example number six and number ten. they aren’t in my language. Thank Gill

Thursday, August 29th 2019

Thanks a lot Gill!!!
I really like the way you explain things. You give many details, which makes every expression easier to understand. Thanks!!!
Btw, do not forget to listen to the song “Gravy Train” by Mark Knopfler ;)

Thursday, August 29th 2019

10/10
Thanks million

Thursday, August 29th 2019

I got 10/10. thank you Gill!!!

Thursday, August 29th 2019

Having a deep, long conversation is my cup of tea.

Thursday, August 29th 2019

very useful,thx

Friday, August 30th 2019

Thank you Gill!
You are as nice as pie.

Friday, August 30th 2019

Hi, I’d like to practice my speaking, is there anybody who would like to speak with me?

Friday, August 30th 2019

Thank you so much Gill! I really liked the way that you trying to teach :) You are as nice as pie! :)

Friday, August 30th 2019

Hello everybody.I am new in the current site. Thanks for the valuable information you share.
Since I am new to this page, I have a question.
HOW IS THIS SITE CITED both in text, and for reference list in APA style.
Thanks for your attention and help.

Friday, August 30th 2019

Thank you so much ma’am Gill
God bless you!

Saturday, August 31st 2019

Why i cant use this site

Saturday, August 31st 2019

Thank you mss Gill,

I got 8 out of 10, thank you so much and appreciate your support us always for our studying, and improving English,

Monday, September 2nd 2019

thank you so much, teacher Gill.

Monday, September 2nd 2019

Thanks a lot I have got 10 out of 10 yeay

Tuesday, September 3rd 2019

Pay attantion on question #2 in quiz, please. What is the differance between 1 and 2, 3 and 4, 5 and 6 answers?

Tuesday, September 3rd 2019

Thank you!! I loved your pronuncition

Wednesday, September 18th 2019

8/10 thank you Gill

Monday, October 14th 2019

You are amazing Gil! Thanks a lot I have got 10 out of 10. Cool!

Wednesday, October 30th 2019

thank you very much Gill, I am improving my english day after day and I am so happy thanks

Wednesday, November 20th 2019

thanks a lot! please continue teaching us, i understood everything you said!

Monday, December 9th 2019

Thanks, Mam.

Thursday, January 9th 2020

Hi Gill, speaking of food. Recently I have been watching a lot of culinary videos on YouTube and came across many quantitative nouns, such as fleck of butter, pad of butter, pinch of salt, glug of oil. Would you perhaps consider making a video about these? Plus – it would be great to know which of these nouns can be used with just anything and which make firm collocations with certain products (such as: can ‘clove’ pertain to anything else than garlic?)

Sunday, April 5th 2020

    That’s a great idea! I’ve added it to the list of requests.

    “Clove” has two meanings in English. A “clove” can be one of the pieces in a bulb of garlic (or a shallot). There is also a spice called “cloves”, used in baking, mulled wine, etc.

    Monday, April 6th 2020

To the web developer behind this site: could you please gather all the replies somewhere within the user’s account? Just as the email notification contains a “Read reply” link, user could have all the replies collected in one place, sorted by date or grouped by video, or grouped by the teacher (even though the reply may come from someone else). This would make this site at least a bit friendly.

Tuesday, April 7th 2020

    I will look into it, thank you for the suggestion!

    Wednesday, April 8th 2020

Keeping my eyes peeled!

Thursday, April 9th 2020

I got 7 ! I can’t believe it ! I like ur English course.

Sunday, April 19th 2020

Gill, Thank you.

Sunday, April 19th 2020

Thank you

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020
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