Test d anglais B1 – A study of hand idioms

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

Test d anglais

1 change hands
2 a safe pair of hands
3 force someone’s hand
4 off someone’s hands
5 be a dab hand
6 bite the hand that feeds you
7 give (sb) a hand
8 cap in hand

__ be very good at an activity (often + at )
__ someone who you can trust to do an important job well
__ be sold or passed from owner to owner
__ do harm to someone who does good things for you
__ make someone do something or make someone do something sooner than they want to
__ with an attitude of respect for someone powerful; humbly
__ out of or removed from someone’s charge, possession, or responsibility
__ help


React to or rewrite these sentences using the expressions above:

1 The accountant stole money from his own company.
2 “Does Steve still own that house?” “No, it’s been bought and sold at least twice since he owned it.”
3 Can you help me to move this desk? It’s too heavy for me alone.
4 “Have you sold your car yet?” “No, I can’t wait to sell it though.”
5 We don’t want to pressure you, but we need you to make a decision today.
6 You can rely on Helen. She’s never let me down.
7 I’m going to ask Tom
8 Keith said he expected to be offered a raise without having to humbly ask his boss first.

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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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