Intermediate Vocabulary Exercise: Body Idioms - Gap Fill

Now use the idioms from the previous exercise (3V7) to complete these sentences. Be careful to make any tense alterations necessary.

Chip on the shoulder
Get it off your chest
Have the stomach for a fight
Have your finger in many pies.
Have your head in the clouds
Have your head screwed on straight
Head over heels in love
Pig's ear
Head start
Keep your chin up
Keep your ear to the ground
Lip service
Look down your nose at people

1. Even if he gave you a , he would still win. He's very fast!!

2. You have made a total of that cake! We will have to start all over again!!

3. If you are so worried and stressed about this problem, you should go and speak to your boss and .

4. Look, I know it's been a terrible day, but try and . Your holidays start next week.

5. and tell me if you find out something before I do.

6. He has always been considered a very wise, sensible person. He definitely .

7. I think she is totally besotted with him. She thinks about him all day and seems to be .

8. First he started that company that makes sofas. Then he began selling computer software and now he has started his own website. He has always .

9. I think the problem with Maggie is that she and thinks she is better than anyone else. All because her father has so much money.

10. It's not that he doesn't like you Mike. He hates anyone who went to university. He has a real about it!!

11. The manager acted very tough at the beginning of the dispute but, in the end, didn't once the workers called a strike.

12. He is not stupid. His problem is that his concentration is terrible and he spends most of the day thinking about his crazy travel dreams. He .

13. I heard everything he said but it was all just . He didn't mean a word of it and he doesn't care at all about this problem.

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