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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #1762: Idioms: school
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    Idioms: school



    IDIOM 1: "the teacher's pet"
    -> MEANING: the teacher's favorite student
    -> EXAMPLE: My sister was always the teacher's pet when she was in the first grade at school.


    IDIOM 2: "have one's nose in a book"
    -> MEANING: be reading a book
    -> EXAMPLE: The boy loves to read and always has his nose in a book.


    IDIOM 3: "take the roll"
    -> MEANING: call the names of students in an attendance book and expect them to answer if they are there
    -> EXAMPLE: The teacher took the roll and then we started the lesson.


    IDIOM 4: "cow college"
    -> MEANING: a school where farming/agriculture is studied
    -> EXAMPLE: My cousin plans to go to a cow college when he finishes high school.

    IDIOM 5: "count noses"
    -> MEANING: count the number of people
    -> EXAMPLE: The teacher stopped to count noses several times during the field trip.

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    1. Sarah always buys dozens of books. She loves science fiction books, novels and poetry. She always .

    2. The teacher always before starting the course.

    3. The teacher always before going back to school after a school trip.

    4. Harry is the : he always gets good marks and the teacher is very friendly with him.

    5. I went to a and I started my own business. I now have one hundred cows.

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