Understanding

Level:

Advanced

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Idioms

Please select the correct answer for the idioms below:

 
 

1 - This exercise explained nothing very well. It's as ______ as mud.

a - clear
b - message
c - clue
d - first
e - tail
 

2 - Don't talk to Simon about it. He doesn't have a ______ what he is doing.

a - mud
b - home
c - message
d - hang
e - clue
 

3 - This is a very difficult and abstract concept and I have problems getting my ______ around it.

a - right
b - head
c - grips
d - tail
e - first
 

4 - I'm afraid I don't know the first ______ about American football. Could you explain the rules to me?

a - thing
b - mud
c - first
d - hang
e - right
 

5 - I didn't understand any of his explanation. It went right over my ______ .

a - first
b - tail
c - lines
d - head
e - right
 
 

6 - We seem to have completely misunderstood each other. Our ______ were crossed.

a - home
b - lines
c - got
d - head
e - clue
 

7 - I understood nothing. His explanation was as clear as ______ .

a - clear
b - mud
c - head
d - hang
e - thing
 

8 - I understand absolutely nothing. I cannot make head nor ______ of it.

a - got
b - head
c - lines
d - right
e - tail
 

9 - You mustn't ask me. I don't know the ______ thing about that.

a - mud
b - home
c - first
d - message
e - hang
 

10 - I can't seem to get to ______ with the Access data base program. I find it too complicated.

a - tail
b - grips
c - mud
d - lines
e - right
 

11 - I don't know the first ______ about architecture but the Muséé D'orsay looks really lovely to me.

a - thing
b - head
c - hang
d - grips
e - right
 

12 - What language is he speaking? I cannot make ______ nor tail of what he is saying.

a - head
b - hang
c - tail
d - clear
e - got
 

13 - I don't understand Boulez's music. It goes ______ over my head.

a - hang
b - grips
c - right
d - first
e - thing
 

14 - It suddenly came ______ to me that I had made a bad mistake.

a - home
b - grips
c - mud
d - clue
e - right
 

15 - You don't have to say any more. We get the ______ .

a - home
b - clue
c - message
d - thing
e - first
 

16 - It took me a while to get the ______ of this program but now I love it.

a - mud
b - clue
c - hang
d - home
e - thing
 

17 - He hasn't phoned me for weeks. I hope he has finally ______ the message.

a - got
b - first
c - clear
d - message
e - head
 

18 - He's useless. He doesn't have a ______ what he is doing.

a - clue
b - lines
c - head
d - grips
e - tail
 

19 - When I saw the pictures of the starving people on the BBC, it really brought it ______ to me about the problems they have in that country.

a - hang
b - grips
c - first
d - clear
e - home
 

20 - When Caroline showed me some examples of what she had done, it really brought it ______ to me what to do.

a - got
b - grips
c - tail
d - home
e - first
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