ESL EFL Test 640

Quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles for English as a Second Language (ESL), English as a foreign language (EFL), Teaching EFL (TEFL), Test of EFL (TOEFL), English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), Teaching ESOL (TESOL), TOEIC.

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1. A dog and pony show is something that has style but little content.

 
 

2. A doubting Thomas stubbornly refuses to believe something even when they are shown the evidence.

 
 

3. A French uncle is someone who gives you advice you don’t want to hear.

 
 

4. A grass widow is a woman whose husband is dead.

 
 

5. A hat trick is two consecutive successes.

 
 

6. A double take is when something causes two problems at the same time.

 
 

7. A few of the phrasal verbs with ‘drop’mean to ‘visit informally.’

 
 

8. A fifth columnist is someone who tries to assist his or her country’s enemies.

 
 

9. A few members broke ________ and started their own club.

 
 
 

10. A feather in your cap is an achievement or success that may well help you in the future.

 
 

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