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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #121548: Idioms: The Body II
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    Idioms: The Body II


    1st episode: 

    IDIOM 1: "bad blood"
    -> MEANING: anger or a bad relationship due to past problems with someone
    -> EXAMPLE: There has always been a lot of bad blood between the two supervisors. 

    IDIOM 2: "to break one's neck"
    -> MEANING: do all one possibly can, try one's hardest
    -> EXAMPLE: I broke my neck to try and get the report finished on time.

    IDIOM 3: "to cut one's throat"
    -> MEANING: spoil one's chances, ruin a person
    -> EXAMPLE: He is cutting his own throat if he doesn't make an effort to find a new job quickly. 

    IDIOM 4: "pain in the neck"
    -> MEANING: an obnoxious or bothersome person or event
    -> EXAMPLE: This customer is a pain in the neck and is always complaining about something. 

    IDIOM 5: "skin and bones"
    -> MEANING: a person or animal that is very thin, someone very skinny
    -> EXAMPLE: The dog became skin and bones after his owner stopped giving him food.

     TEST : Fill in these gaps with one of these idioms.


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    - A) 'What a bad neighbour! Have a look at his cat! He is
    : no food; nowhere to sleep... We must phone the RSPCA now! It is going to die in a few days if we don't do anything.'

    - B) 'There is a lot of
    between my husband and myself: I can't stand him anymore. I think that I'm going to break with him.'

    - C) 'He is if he doesn't take a training course with the other members of the group. '

    - D) 'The man at the video store is
    . He never finds what he is looking for; he tells us that he will never buy anything again. Nobody likes him.'

    - E) 'She is to finish painting her house before it rains. '

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