Trying to improve your English level? Check out our English Idioms Exercise
Whether you are preparing for an exam or trying to improve your English levels, idioms are very important. Learning and understanding English idioms can help you express your thoughts and emotions. Native English speakers use idioms in their day to day conversations so learning new idioms can also help you better comprehend situations.
Match the English Idioms with the correct definitions
Not have a leg to stand on
Bury one’s head in the sand
Keep one’s chin up
Avoid facing facts by preferring not to see them
Have no good reason to support one’s argument
Be cheerful in the face of difficulties
Now put each of these expression into a space to compete the sentences below.
You need to _______________ and do the best you can even though you’re disappointed.
If you ______________________, you will never solve this problem.
It was a clear lie and she didn’t _________________________.
Answer Key for the English Idioms Exercise above
English Idioms Exercise 1
Not have a leg to stand on – have no good reason to support one’s argument
Bury one’s head in the sand – avoid facing facts by preferring not to see them
Keep one’s chin up – be cheerful in the face of difficulties
You need to keep your chin up and do the best you can even though you’re disappointed.
If you bury your head in the sand, you will never solve this problem.
It was a clear lie and she didn’t have a leg to stand on.
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