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Tim's girlfriend was sour-faced when she saw


him talking to Mary.
( ) a good trustworthy person.
2. The driver was as cool as a cucumber when the
police stopped him.
( ) to be crowded tightly together in a small
space.
3. Thomas behaved like a real lemon at the party
last night.
( ) to be in trouble.
4. The students at this university are the cream of
the crop.
( ) somebody who often drops things.
5. You can trust Mary, she's a good egg. ( ) crazy.
6. When Harry lost his job, he was really in the
soup.
( ) the best of all.
7. When Mark lost his passport, he was in a
pickle.
( ) showing dislike for something or
somebody.
8. People on the evening train are packed like
sardines.
( ) to be in a difficult situation and not know
what to do.
9. I think that man's behaviour is a bit fishy. Call
the police, please.
( ) relaxed, calm.
10. I'm going to go nuts/bananas if I don't get a
new job soon.
( ) suspicious.
11. Sally is so clumsy, she's really a butterfingers! ( ) a silly person.
1. Sheila is full of beans this morning! 2. Rock isn't my cup of tea. I prefer jazz.
3. These cheap shoes are selling like hot cakes. 4. I guess Ken is becoming a real couch potato.
5. John was red as a beetroot when he noticed
that he hadn't enough money to pay the bill.
6. Fred is not very good at his new job. I guess
he can't cut the mustard!
7. When the thief saw the police, his knees
turned to jelly.
8. The exam was piece of cake. I finished it in
twenty minutes!

( ) lose physical strength because one gets
frightened or nervous.
( ) become popular, sell a lot.
( ) something very easy. ( ) embarrassed.
( ) full of energy. ( ) be good enough to do something.
( ) somebody who spends a lot of time
sitting and watching TV.
( ) something that you don't like much.
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