Advanced Idioms - Nature 2

Match the phrases on the left with the definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • in broad daylight
  • a bolt from the blue
  • ​down to earth
  • sell somebody down the river
  • leave no stone unturned
  • stand your ground
  • take something by storm
  • the tip of the iceberg
  • muddy the waters
  • at the crack of dawn
  • betray someone, especially so as to benefit yourself
  • refuse to change your opinion
  • a time very early in the morning, daybreak
  • during the day with many witnesses
  • look for something in every possible place
  • make a situation more confused or complicated
  • practical and sensible
  • ​only a small part of a much larger problem
  • a sudden and unexpected event
  • quickly become very successful or popular