Quiz: Can You Pass This Common Phrases Drill in 4 Minutes Without Any Mistakes?
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Can You Pass This Common Phrases Drill in 4 Minutes Without Any Mistakes?
By: Becky
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About This Quiz

Language is intrinsically filled with common sayings.  It's part of a society's culture. Because of this, everyone uses common phrases every day...after all, that's what makes them common. While you may be sure that you know all the common phrases that English has to offer, we might be able to find one or two that you're not familiar with. Even if you think you're a linguistic pro, it's likely harder than you think to pass this four-minute common phrases drill without mistakes.

If you're familiar with colloquial phrases such as, "I got it straight from the horse's mouth," "Don't count your chickens before they hatch" and "She let the cat out of the bag," then you just might be able to ace this quiz.  Just remember, there's a time limit!  Even if you think you know them all, you'll have to think on your feet to be able to get through all 35 questions before time runs out.

Do you think you know all about common phrases? Do you have four minutes to spare? Find out how much you really know by taking this quiz.  If you're up for the challenge, let's get started so you can find out if you're as good as you think you are.

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Hit the _____ on the head.
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Make a long ______ short.
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Beat around the _____.
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A _______ for your thoughts.
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At the _____ of a hat.
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Back to the ________ board.
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Drastic times call for _______ measures.
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The best thing since _______ bread.
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Don't judge a _____ by its cover.
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Costs __ _____ and a leg.
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Cross that _______ when you come to it.
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Don't cry over spilled _____.
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Don't count your ________ before they hatch.
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Don't give up your day ____.
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Add _______ to injury.
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Actions speak _______ than words.
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Elvis has left the ________.
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Barking up the ______ tree.
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Curiosity _______ the cat.
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Every cloud has a _______ lining.
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Take it with a grain of ______.
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Feeling a bit under the ________.
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It takes two to ______.
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Kill two ______ with one stone.
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Burn the _________ oil.
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Let sleeping _____ lie.
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Let the ____ out of the bag.
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Miss the _____.
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Not playing with a full _____.
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A picture is ______ a thousand words.
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Pull the _____ over his eyes.
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On the ______.
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Your _______ is as good as mine.
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Bite off more than you can _____.
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Straight from the _______ mouth.
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