English Exercises > idioms exercises > Paraphrasing/ Rewriting Idioms Activity

idioms downloadable worksheets:
I love ...IDIOMS
Choose the best word to complete the idiom, then label the pictures.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 1041

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
Downloads: 553

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
Downloads: 507

Idioms 101
ws to match idioms with meaning and pictures
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 497

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: 470


Idioms paraphrasing activity

Rewrite the sentences using the idiomatic expressions in the brackets

1) The professor was finally able to explain the problem. (shed light upon)

2) He was able to maintain his position against the other candidate. (hold one's gound)

3) He was trying to accomplish the impossible. (wild goose chase)

4) That comedian always makes me laugh.(crack someone up)

5) They met in the middle of February, the coldest time of the year. (the dead of winter)

6) It's freezing out, you should make sure to wear a heavy coat. (bundle up)

7) She was wearing a revealing tank top. ( donning/ skimpy)

8) That guy is very strange, he scares me. (creep someone out)



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