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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #74: Idioms: Clothes I
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    Idioms: Clothes I


    ENGLISH IDIOMS: CLOTHES

     

    IDIOM 1: "wolf in sheep's clothing"
    -> MEANING: a person who pretends to be good but really is bad
    -> EXAMPLE: He is a wolf in sheep's clothing and someone that you should be very careful about.

     

    IDIOM 2: "burn a hole in one's pocket"
    -> MEANING: money likely to be quickly spent
    -> EXAMPLE: The money that he made at his part-time job is burning a hole in his pocket and he will probably spend it quickly.

     

    IDIOM 3: "handle with kid gloves"
    -> MEANING: treat very gently and carefully
    -> EXAMPLE: You must handle the new computer with kid gloves as it is very fragile.

     

    IDIOM 4: "catch with one's pants down"
    -> MEANING: surprise someone in an embarassing situation or a guilty act
    -> EXAMPLE: He was caught with his pants down when he was asked for the figures but was unable to produce them.


    IDIOM 5: "keep one's shirt on"
    -> MEANING: calm down, keep from losing one's temper or getting excited
    -> EXAMPLE: Keep your shirt on. You shouldn't get so excited about small problems.





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    1. The new supervisor has a reputation for being very mean so you will have to if you don't want to have problems.

    2. You should try and . There is no benefit to you if you become angry.

    3. Peter has no money left. When you give him something, it . He always buys useless things.

    4. John was when he was asked to interview Eminem.

    5. Don't trust Peter! He is and he can do very bad things to you.









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