Test d anglais B1 – A study of ‘railway’ expressions

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Ce flash test d anglais correspond à un niveau B1+

There are a number of ‘railway’ expressions in English.

Match the idioms to these definitions:

Test d anglais

1 just the ticket
2 railroad (someone)
3 the end of the line
4 sidetrack
5 on the wrong/right track
6 let off steam 9 derail
7 chug along
8 a train wreck
9 derail

__ stop the progress of

__ do or say something to release one’s anger or frustration
__ very suitable and exactly what is needed
__ move along at a steady pace
__ a total disaster or failure
__ the very end
__ doing something in the incorrect/correct way
__ cause (someone) to talk about or do something different and less important
__ force someone to do something, especially quickly or unfairly


Complete these sentences with the expressions:

1 The insurance salesman ___________________ me and got me to sign the contract
before I had time to think about it.
2 The students ______________ their teacher by asking him questions about his weekend.
3 The presentation was a _________________. The projector broke, the sound system was
inaudible and most of the audience left before the end.
4 After a stressful day in the office I ___________________ at the gym.
5 Although we are _____________________ we are only _________________ with the
new project. I would like to be progressing more quickly.
6 The politician knew he had reached _______________________ when he lost his third
election in a row.
7 The change in employment laws _______________ their plans to take on new staff.
8 “You look tired. Do you fancy a coffee?” “Yes, that would be __________________.”


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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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