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idioms downloadable worksheets:
I love ...IDIOMS
Choose the best word to complete the idiom, then label the pictures.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
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Food Idioms
This sheet contains explanations of some food idioms. (See my activity on food idioms).
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 768

Animal idioms
In this sheet I collected some animal idioms with their explanations. (You can do my exercises on these idioms afterwards).
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 676

Idioms with parts of the body
Useful idioms with parts of the body.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
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LETTER K. FOUR types of exercises with idioms:recognize the idiom,,idioms that can be replaced by a VERB,match the two parts of an idiom and try to explain it,write a sentence with each idiom explained in the "etymology corner".The pattern of exercises is from "Oxford exercises on idioms".KEY INCLUDED .THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL YOUR KIND COMMENTS.Y...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
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Idioms 101
ws to match idioms with meaning and pictures
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 496

Idioms with colors: BLACK (+key)
3rd worksheet in the series "idioms with colors"
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 490

Animal Idioms used every day (3) for elementary/ lower intermediate students
Just like in the first and second worksheets - http://www.eslprinta bles.com/printable.a sp?id=373258#thetop - http://www.eslprinta bles.com/printable.a sp?id=375049#thetop Kids look at the pictures and complete the expressions with words (names of animals) from the bubble - The exam was duck soup, a memory like an elephant, etc... Wish you all a ...
Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Downloads: 469


                      Animal Similes

                                  Fill in the blanks with the following words:
bat             ox             
snail          bird         
dog           mule         
lamb          bee           
eel            mouse          
1.   Don't expect that she'll change her mind. She's as stubborn as a(n) .
2.   I can't go to work today. I'm as sick as a(n) .
3.   Bob will help you carry that heavy box up the stairs. He's as strong as a(n) .
4.   The old woman can't see anything without her glasses. She's as blind as a(n) .
5.   With all her activities, she's always as busy as a(n) .
6.   My computer is as slow as a(n) . I'm afraid I'll have to buy a new one soon.
7.   He will never settle down. He likes travelling from place to place as free as a(n) .
8.   I didn't hear her come into the room. She's as quiet as a(n) .
9.   My mum never shouted at me. She was as gentle as a(n) .
10.   If I were you, I'd never lend him such a lot of money. He's as slippery as a(n) .



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