Put together the idioms and then connect them to the correct meaning

 

Example –> 1 To split hairs – l) To argue about very small, unimportant differences

 

Verb Rest of idiom Meaning
1 To splitsomething on one’s chesta) to insist, protest
2 To bea word in someone’s earb) to speak in private
3 To haveone´s foot downc) to free one’s mind by speaking about something that was troubling one
4 To putoffhande) to tell someone what to say
5 To havecheekyf) to be abrupt in manner
6 To geta heart to heartg) to be disrespectful, impudent
7 To havesomething on the tip of the tonguei) to be about to say something and then forget it
8 To bewords into someone’s mouthk) to speak openly
9 To puthairsl) to argue about very small, unimportant differences

 

 

 

Answers

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Answer key – Communication

  1. To split hairs – to argue about very small, unimportant differences
  2. To be offhand – to be abrupt in manner
  3. To have a heart to heart with someone – to speak openly
  4. To put words into someone’s mouth – to tell someone what to say
  5. To have something on the tip of the tongue – to be about to say something and then forget it
  6. To get something off one’s chest – to free one’s mind by speaking about something that was troubling one
  7. To have a word in someone’s ear – to speak in private
  8. To be cheeky – to be disrespectful, impudent
  9. To put one’s foot down – to insist, protest

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