Test d anglais B1 – A study of tree and plant idioms

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Ce flash test d anglais correspond à un niveau B1+

There are lots of idioms with plants and trees in English. Match theses expressions to these definitions:

Test d anglais

1 nip in the bud
2 beat around the bush
3 shake like a leaf
4 as fresh as a daisy
5 a thorn in your side
6 bark up the wrong tree
7 a shrinking violet
8 not see the wood for the trees

__ tremble with fear or nervousness
__ a timid or shy person
__ not to get to the point when speaking
__ stop something at an early stage, before it develops or becomes worse
__ energetic; alert
__ something that continually irritates or annoys you
__ do something the wrong way; look in the wrong place
__ be unable to get a general understanding of a situation because you are too worried
about the details


Complete these sentences with the idioms above:

1 I had a great night’s sleep last night. I feel ___________________________.
2 Shoplifters are a ___________________________ of many retailers.
3 If you don’t ____________ your children’s bad behaviour ___________ they will become
4 Don’t ________________________. Just tell me directly. Did I pass or not?
5 I was so nervous before the presentation that I was ________________________.
6 The police are interviewing all the employees of the bank about the robbery, but I think
they are ____________________________. The employees had nothing to do with it.


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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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