Advanced Vocabulary - Idioms with Phrasal Verbs

Match the idioms on the left with their definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • keep up with the Joneses
  • bring/take sb down a peg or two
  • turn over a new leaf
  • come back/down to earth
  • put the wind up
  • catch/throw somebody off guard
  • be out of your element
  • go off at the deep end
  • give up the ghost
  • bring the house down
  • make someone afraid or nervous
  • change your way of life to become a better person
  • suddenly become very angry or emotional
  • surprise someone, find someone unprepared
  • maintain the same lifestyle as one's neighbors
  • be in a situation that makes you uncomfortable
  • make an audience applaud very enthusiastically
  • show sb that they are not as important as they thought
  • die, (of a machine) stop working
  • stop behaving or living in a way that is not practical