Test d anglais B1 – A study of horse idioms

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Ce flash test d anglais correspond à un niveau B1+

There are lots of expressions related to horses in English.
Match the idioms to these definitions:

Test d anglais
1 a dark horse
2 back the wrong horse
3 flog a dead horse
4 hold one’s horses
5 horses for courses
6 straight from the horse’s mouth

___ directly from an authoritative source
___ used to tell someone to stop and consider carefully their decision or opinion about something
___ used to say certain people are better suited to some tasks than others because everyone has different skills
___ waste effort on something when there is no chance of succeeding
___ someone whose abilities are little known to others
___ support a person or thing that fails

Complete these sentences with the correct form of the phrasal verbs:
1 “How do you know it is true?” “Ian told me himself. It came ________________________.
2 David’s the best presenter we have, so he should do it. It’s a case of _________________.
3 I didn’t expect Maria to win the competition – she’s a real ______________________.
4 Chelsea spent millions to get the manager and now they’ve fired him after eight months in charge – they really ____________________________________.
5 “Can I send this brochure to the printers?” “No, ___________________________. The boss has to approve it first.”
6 John is trying to sell me his car, but he’s _____________________________. I’ve just ordered one from the dealer.


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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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