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Intermediate level arrow right Idioms & Phrases

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  • Correct answers:

    13

  • Percentage:

    86% correct answers

  • Points earned:

    0

  • Total time spent:

    02:49

  • Average time per question:

    11 seconds

  • Question 1

    Dog in the manger

    Your answer:

    To argue strongly on behalf of someone or something

    Correct answer:

    Someone who prevents others from doing what they themselves do not want to do (in Aesop's Fables a dog that cannot eat hay lays in the hayrack and prevents the other animals from eating the hay)

  • Question 15

    A flash in the pan

    Your answer:

    To change your position in favor of the other person/side when you are negotiating

    Correct answer:

    Someone who makes a good speech but does not keep his promises; something/someone making a promising impression at the outset but failing to deliver any realistic result

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