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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #3824: Idioms: numbers
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Idioms | Numbers [Change theme]
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    Idioms: numbers


    IDIOM 1: 'in two shakes of a lamb's tail'
    -> MEANING: very quickly and without difficulty
    -> EXAMPLE:Wait one minute. I will be able to help you in two shakes of a lamb's tail.

    IDIOM 2:  'two wrongs don't make a right'
    -> MEANING: you can't justify a wrong action by saying that someone else did the same thing to you
    -> EXAMPLE:
    Two wrongs don't make a right and if someone does something bad to you you should not try and hurt them as well.

    IDIOM 3: ' seventh heaven'
    -> MEANING: in a situation of great happiness
    -> EXAMPLE: She has been in seventh heaven since she moved to the new department.

    IDIOM 4: " six feet under "
    -> MEANING: dead and buried
    -> EXAMPLE: My uncle has been six feet under for over five years now.

    IDIOM 5: " on all fours "
    -> MEANING: on one's hands and knees
    -> EXAMPLE: The man was down on all fours in the store looking for the keys to his car.

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