Test d anglais B1 – A study of coin idioms

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Ce flash test d anglais correspond à un niveau B1+

There are lots of expressions in English with the word coin..
Match them to the definitions below:

Test d anglais

1 the other side of the coin
2 to coin in
3 to be two sides of the same coin
4 to pay someone back in their own coin
5 on the toss of a coin

__ to earn a lot of money
__ to be very closely related although they seem different
__ to treat someone in the same bad way that they have treated you
__ a different and usually opposite idea about a situation
__ decided by choosing heads or tails on a coin and flipping it to see which side comes out on top


Rewrite these sentences using the idioms above:
e.g. The expression ‘yuppie’ was created in New York in the 80s. > The expression ‘yuppie’
was coined in New York in the 80s.

1 Their business is doing very well and they’re making a lot of money.
2 I don’t know why you are both arguing. From my point of view, you are basically saying the same thing.
3 This is a risky time to buy shares, but you could also see it as a great opportunity to buy some cheap stock.
4 They decided who should do the washing-up by choosing heads or tails.
5 Keith never helps me when things go wrong, so when he asked me to fix his PC, I said no.


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A propos de l'auteur

Olivier Haquet
Olivier est le dirigeant et fondateur d'ADomLingua, société spécialisée dans le domaine des langues. Groupe fondé il y a 10 ans avec une orientation résolument qualitative et une offre en formation linguistique de plus en plus variée. Avant tout entrepreneur et de culture internationale, Olivier a, après un début de carrière aux USA , eté associé à différents projets et startups.

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