Test Your Knowledge: How Many of These Popular English Idioms Do You Know?

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. Don’t put all your eggs in one _____.
  2. Actions speak louder than ____.
  3. A picture is worth a thousand _____.
  4. When in Rome, do as the _____.
  5. A stitch in time saves _____.
  6. The ball is in your ____.
  7. A penny for your ____.
  8. Keep your chin ____.
  9. The early bird catches the ____.
  10. Don’t count your chickens before they ____.

Good luck!

And here are the answers:
1: basket, 2: words, 3: words, 4: Romans, 5: nine, 6: court, 7: thoughts, 8: up, 9: worm, 10: hatch.

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