Idioms with Numbers

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  1. If you are dressed up to the ___ , you are wearing fancy clothes.

  2. If you are at ___ , you are confused and don't know what to do.

  3. A ___ letter word is one that is considered rude or vulgar.

  4. If someone talks very fast, they talk ___ to the dozen.

  5. If you understand immediately what someone is trying to say, they might say to you "Got it in ___ ."

  6. If you begin to draw conclusions about something, you put two and ___ together.

  7. Someone who looks out for number ___ is someone who only thinks about his or her interests.

  8. The basics of education are sometimes called "the ___ R's."

  9. If a man hasn't shaved for a day or two, you say he has a ___ o'clock shadow.

  10. Things that are very cheap and common are ___ a penny.

Copyright (C) 1998 Sian Baldwin
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.