English Olympiad Grade 4 Idioms & Proverbs Test-2


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Idioms & Proverbs Worksheet-2

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

The new office building they built has become a white elephant. They have to spend a lot of money to keep it neat and clean but hardly any one is interested in renting it.

A. A white animal with a large trunk.

B. Something that is nice to look at.

C. Something that is costly to build or maintain and provides little benefit.

D. Something that is cheap to obtain or maintain and provides lots of benefit.

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  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

Everyone can see that he is not telling the truth and shedding crocodile tears.

A. Wiping off the tears.               B. Cry with no tears.

C. Kill crocodiles.                         D. Pretending to cry with fake tears.

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

Leader of the party requested to not to react to the opponents dirty actions and stay away from tit for tat kind of behavior.

A. To reciprocate opposite.        B. To reciprocate in kind.

C. To stay at home.                      D. To stay away.

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

My brother gave thumbs up to the new movie.

A. To mark down.                         B. To give speech.

C. To dislike.                                  D. To give approval.

 

  1. Find the correct meaning of the underlined idioms.

When Tina saw Polk High team winning; she jumped on the bandwagon and became Polk High fan.

A. To jump high.

B. To be a fan.

C. To follow the popular trend.

D. To jump down on a cart.

 

Answer Keys:

1. C; 2. D; 3. B; 4. D; 5. C