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Grade 5 - English Language
1.50 Idioms

An idiom is a phrase that says one thing but actually means something quite different.

He gave me a cold shoulder when I spoke to him.
Cold shoulder means he ignored me.

Directions: Choose the correct meanings of the idioms underlined below.
Q 1: He always makes a mountain out of a molehill.
Digging holes under the mountain
Making a big deal out of a little thing
Making a mess

Q 2: As usual, she bet on the wrong horse.
Lost all of her money gambling
Misread the future and did the wrong thing
Beat up the horse

Q 3: She was as white as a ghost.
Extremely scared
Wore too much make-up
Was an actress

Q 4: Bob was down in the dumps after he wrecked his bicycle.
Feeling very sad
Went and brought a new bike
Went and sat in a dump

Q 5: Jack and Jill will finally tie the knot in August.
tie shoe lace
tie a string
get married

Q 6: He gave me the green light to start my project.
He said I could become a traffic policeman
He gave me permission to start
He worked as an electrician

Q 7: He thinks of things only in black and white.
He considers things either good or bad, nothing in-between.
He is color blind.
He is a boring person.

Q 8: He was bugging me so I told him - hold your horses.
To wait or have patience
Bought a farm
Ran in a horse race

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