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Idiomatic Expressions: Tooth and Mouth

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Idiomatic Expressions: Mouth and Tooth

Created by Malgorzata Kosior

with the assistence of one of my students (Toledo Koti)

You can refer to www.idiomconnection.com for hints.

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Shove (something) down (someone`s) ____: to force someone to do or agree to something that is not wanted

I do not like him because he is always trying to shove his ideas down my ____.

 

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Bite off more than one can ____: to try to do more than you can deal with

I am trying not to bite off more than I can _____ so that I do not overwork myself.

 

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Give one's ____ teeth (to do something): to want to do something very much

The little boy would give his ____ teeth to have a little puppy.

 

 

ACROSS

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Long in the ____: old

The man was feeling a little long in the ____ and he did not have much energy.

 

 

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On the tip of one`s ____: almost able to remember something that you have forgotten

My former teacher's name is on the tip of my ____ and I will soon remember it.

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Straight from the horse's ____: direct from a source that has authority and is dependable

I heard about the party straight from the horse's ____.

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Tongue in ____: jokingly, insincerely, mockingly, not really meaning something

The comment by our teacher was tongue in ____ and she did not mean it.