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Once in a while I read something and I find myself thinking, ''Now, why didn't I think of that?''. Well, Richard Gresswell had such an idea. He started a blog, called it ELTBITES, and challenged us:
''Describe an activity that requires no more than the teacher, students, and possibly making use of the board, pens, and paper. Describe the activity ...
I can't believe that almost a month has passed since my last idiom activity!
We're still on food; this time we'll take a look at pies & potatoes.
as easy as pie
It means just that - extremely easy. Sometimes, you'll hear 'easy as apple pie': That test we did today was really easy as pie, wasn't it?
eat humble pie
When you eat humble pie, you admit ...
Cartoon dedicated to Janet Bianchini & Nik Peachey
So, folks, are you still swimming with me? Or did you keep getting egg on your face? The world's an ocean, and this time we'll work with fish.
When something sounds fishy to you, you find it hard to believe that it is true: He said he just came back from Jamaica, but it sounded ...
This train of idioms is still moving on...and we're now on Part 18. Look through these before you attempt the game (by clicking on the image at the bottom).
a good egg /a bad egg
a good person or a bad person
can't even boil an egg
This is used to say how bad a person cooks: Rashid does all the cooking at home; his wife can't even boil an ...
This is the 17th in this series of idiom games. A couple of the idioms here have previously appeared in Part 15, so you should know them already!
the icing on the cake
This is used to talk about something that makes a situation, which is already good, even better: I've just found a job, but the fact that it's near my house is just the icing on ...
This is the 16th in this series. I've classified it under food except that the image I've used as the background of the game isn't exactly very appetising! LoL! Read the explanation of the idioms before trying your hand at the game (click on the image to begin) unless, of course, you think you know them all already.
bone of contention
Imagine two ...
This, the 15th instalment of this series, will start the ball rolling for food idioms. Read their explanation before trying your hand at the game (click on the image to begin).
the apple of someone’s eye
If someone is the apple of your eye, it means that the person is the one you love most and whom you're proud of: Tom loves all his children very ...
Part 14 of this series on idioms. This one's based on colours. As usual, the clues may not be very precise due to space restrictions, so be sure to look up for the exact meanings.
To start the game, click on the image below. Register at Purpose Games to keep track of your scores. Match the meanings of the idioms to the dots on the right of the ...
Click on the image to begin the game. Match the meanings of the idioms to the dots on their left, and match the vocabulary to the images.
Note that for your scores to be recorded, you would need to register (it's free, no strings attached, no spam) at Purpose Games, where the game is hosted.
These are the idioms tested in this game:
This time, I feel generous, and I'll explain the meaning of the idioms first. If you think you know them, you can skip the explanation and go straight to the game.
Match the meanings of the idioms to the dots on the left, and match the vocabulary to the images.
Note that for your scores to be recorded, you would need to register (it's free, no ...