Match the idioms to their correct meanings and write out the matching pairs.

Idioms She’s burning the candle at both ends. He’s pulling the wool over her eyes. He’s leading you up the garden path. It’s raining cats and dogs. I’ve got a bone to pick with you! I can smell a rat. They paid through the nose for it. He has turned over a new leaf. He has made a fresh start. He’s trying to fool you. Meanings I want a word with you (about a problem) It’s pouring with rain.

I suspect something is wrong.

They paid too much money for it. She’s working day and night. He’s keeping a secret from her.

Now write some sentences containing these idioms.

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