Idiom Quiz - Food
Instructions: Select the idiom that best represents the meaning of the phrase in bold.
The teacher said that the boy was (her favorite).
polishing the apple a piece of cake out to lunch the apple of her eye
The woman was (very calm) during the job interview.
as cool as a cucumber in the soup full of beans the cream of the crop
"It is not (something that appeals to me) but I will go to the art gallery with you if you want."
my bread and butter my duck soup my cup of tea my gravy train
Our boss told everyone that they could have a holiday next week but he later had to (retract what he had said) and cancel it.
make his mouth water eat his words polish the apple take it with a grain of salt
I explained (briefly) what my friend needed to know but he still was not satisfied.
in a nutshell out of the frying pan and into the fire in the soup as cool as a cucumber
I worked all summer and was able to (save) a lot of money to go back to school.
butter up egg on take with a grain of salt salt away
The woman is a very good worker and is definitely (being paid what she deserves).
worth her salt souped up nutty as a fruitcake a hot potato
Please do not (tell anyone) about my plans to get married next year.
hit the sauce get egg on your face spill the beans eat humble pie
The clerk is always trying to (flatter) his boss in order to get a raise.
big cheese butter up bread and butter egg on
The toys have been (selling very rapidly) since they were released last month.
upsetting the applecart selling like hotcakes worth their salt half-baked
I stopped to (chat) with an old friend on my way to work this morning.
chew the fat eat my words cut the mustard cry over spilled milk
My friend was told that he was not able to (succeed) and could not join the football team again this year.
bring home the bacon eat crow stew in his own juice cut the mustard
Our neighbor has a lot of stress and recently she has begun to (drink heavily).
eat her words have egg on her face hit the sauce upset the applecart
The man went (from something bad to something worse) when he got angry and quit his job.
out of the frying pan and into the fire as cool as a cucumber to cry over spilled milk f or peanuts
Passing the exam was (very easy) because I spent a lot of time studying last week.
the cream of the crop out to lunch in the soup a piece of cake