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Grade 5 - English Language
1.50 Idioms

An idiom is a phrase that says one thing but actually means something quite different.

He gave me a cold shoulder when I spoke to him.
Cold shoulder means he ignored me.

Directions: Choose the correct meanings of the idioms underlined below.
Q 1: She was as white as a ghost.
Wore too much make-up
Extremely scared
Was an actress

Q 2: Bob was down in the dumps after he wrecked his bicycle.
Feeling very sad
Went and brought a new bike
Went and sat in a dump

Q 3: He bought another white elephant at the yard sale.
He breeds elephants
He has an elephant collection
He bought another big useless item

Q 4: He gave me the green light to start my project.
He said I could become a traffic policeman
He gave me permission to start
He worked as an electrician

Q 5: He was bugging me so I told him - hold your horses.
To wait or have patience
Ran in a horse race
Bought a farm

Q 6: He thinks of things only in black and white.
He is a boring person.
He considers things either good or bad, nothing in-between.
He is color blind.

Q 7: Jack and Jill will finally tie the knot in August.
tie shoe lace
tie a string
get married

Q 8: He always makes a mountain out of a molehill.
Digging holes under the mountain
Making a big deal out of a little thing
Making a mess

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