Advanced Idioms - Pairs 1

Match the phrases on the left with the definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • kith and kin
  • haves and have-nots
  • prim and proper
  • cut and dried
  • toss and turn
  • bow and scrape
  • bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
  • the nuts and bolts
  • part and parcel
  • null and void
  • show too much politeness or attention to someone
  • already decided and unlikely to be changed
  • the most basic, fundamental aspects of something
  • an essential or integral component
  • acquaintances and relatives
  • happy and full of energy
  • having very traditional conservative beliefs and behavior
  • having no legal force
  • the rich people and the poor people
  • move around restlessly while sleeping