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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #16116: Funny phrases
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    Funny phrases


    Some funny phrases:

    1) loosey-goosey
    2) lovey-dovey
    3) namby-pamby
    4) nitwit
    5) huff and puff
    6) snail mail
    7) sneak peek
    8) soft spot
    9) white knight
    10)willy-nilly

    And their meanings:

    1) visibly relaxed
    2) overly romantic
    3) insipid or weak
    4) a stupid or silly person
    5) a) to breathe in a noisy way while moving with great difficulty
    5) b) to make noisy but empty threats or objections
    6) paper mail as opposed to email
    7) a preview, especially of something not yet public
    8) weakness
    9) one that comes to the rescue, a saviour
    10)in a random fashion




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    1. We're giving you the chance to have a inside the Big Brother house!

    2. During the Second World War, a German plane was making a run for home when he dropped his bombs to lighten the load.

    3. I have a real for chocolate

    4. To avoid a hostile takeover the company may seek a ,another company with which it would prefer to merge.

    5. Despite the pressure, this employee sounds like he has a pretty approach to his job.

    6. Let's call a spade a spade, and stop this politically correct nonsense.

    7. In the run-up to Valentine's Day, we want to hear your tales of true romance.

    8. People about the price, but eventually they pay up.

    9. In this show, the main character is a batty ; I prefer deep, meaningful theatre.

    10. If you send them a , they will pass the letter on.









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