How Many of These Well-Known English Idioms Do You Know?

Some more idioms. How confident are you with these?

Fill in the blanks to complete ten well-known British idioms.

Once you’ve filled in the blanks, check your answers below to see how well you did.

  1. A leopard can’t change its _____.
  2. You can’t have your cake and ____ it too.
  3. A watched pot never _____.
  4. You can’t judge a book by its _____.
  5. Don’t bite the hand that _____ you.
  6. Kill two birds with one ____.
  7. Two heads are better than ____.
  8. Let sleeping dogs ____.
  9. The grass is always greener on the other ____.
  10. It’s a piece of ____.

    I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

    And here are the answers:
    1: spots, 2: eat, 3: boils, 4: cover, 5: feeds, 6: stone, 7: one, 8: lie, 9: side, 10: cake.

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