FCE Idioms (Animals)

Index
Match the idioms on the left with the definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • bark up the wrong tree
  • hold one's horses
  • let sleeping dogs lie
  • put the cat among the pigeons
  • take the bull by the horns
  • until the cows come home
  • play cat and mouse with
  • the lion's share
  • the black sheep of the family
  • not enough room to swing a cat
  • to face a difficult situation directly and with courage
  • to wait, to be patient
  • the worst or most unpopular member of a family
  • to cause trouble
  • to try to do sth in a way that will not be successful
  • not very much space
  • to tease, provoke
  • for a long time, until very late
  • the biggest part of
  • to leave something alone if it might cause trouble
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