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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #95652: Expressions
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    * - To keep one's word ( to keep promise )

     * - To hold one's tongue ( to remain silent )

     * - To stand up to somebody ( to resist )

     * - To bear a grudge against somebody for something ( to not forgive somebody for something, to have grievance)

     * - To hold spellbound ( to keep somebody in suspense )

     * - To hold out ( to continue to survive, to fight against somebody )

     * -  To be on the right track ( to be on the good way )

     * - To play gooseberry ( to be the third person at a date )

     * - To hold the purse strings ( to be in charge of money)

     * - To keep tabs on ( to look after somebody)

     * - To be the apple of one's eyes ( to care for somebody )

     * - To be hanging by a thread ( to be precarious)

     * - To have a long run ( to put on a play a long time )

     * - To write nothing but fillers ( to pad with news in brief)

     * - To hold the floor (to monopolize the conversation )

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    1. Will you be able to if I tell you a secret?

    2. The speaker held the audience yesterday.

    3. She since ten o'clock and we are no longer listening to her. It is so boring.

    4. I won't when you have a date with your boyfriend !

    5. These earrings belonged to my grandmother but she gave them to me because I am .

    6. My wife at home and we don't spend much money.

    7. He against Mary who didn't want to leave Paris.

    8. Policemen are a man who is lurking in the park.

    9. She 'll fight to the last for her ideas and she is ready her manager.

    10. The inhabitants of La Rochelle for several months against the Royal Army of King Louis XIII.

    11. She is ! She has been persuasive with her boss !

    12. The film ' The Intouchables ' for one year. It 's a great success

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