Test d anglais B2- A study of Shakespearean expressions

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Ce flash test d anglais correspond à un niveau B2+

There are lots of Shakespearean expression commonly used in English.
Match them to these explanations:

Test d anglais

1 a foregone conclusion
2 all’s well that ends well
3 cold comfort
4 come full circle
5 out of the question
6 it’s all Greek to me
7 a fool’s paradise
8 good riddance
9 the long and the short of it
10 up in arms

__ I can’t understand it at all
__ the most important point; the gist of the matter
__ not possible
__ very angry
__ to arrive back at one’s starting point
__ an easily predictable result
__ poor or inadequate consolation
__ if the end result is good, then everything is OK
__ an expression of pleasure when you get rid of something you do not like
__ a state of happiness based on false hope


Complete these sentences with the expressions above:

1 Manchester United is playing an unknown team from Greenland. The result is _____________________.
2 “Can I take my dog onto the plane?” “I’m sorry, that’s __________________________.”
3 The economic recovery is ______________________ to those who have already lost their jobs.
4 We lived in London when we were children and now we are here again. We’ve __________________________.
5 I missed the bus, but managed to catch a train. So, _____________________________.
6 Can you help me with this manual because __________________________________?
7 The passengers were ________________________ when the flight was cancelled.
8 The EU’s deal with Greece is ________________________. All of the fundamental problems still remain.
9 “What was decided in the meeting?” “_____________________________ is that the CEO is being sacked.” “_____________________________. I never liked him.”


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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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