Printable Handout: Idioms- Plants and Flowers

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Q1 - If someone is pushing up the daisies, they are dead.
True False
Q2 - If someone offers an olive branch, they are making a threat.
True False
Q3 - If something is very easy, it is no bed of roses.
True False
Q4 - If you grasp the nettle, you deal directly with a painful problem.
True False
Q5 - If someone leads you up the garden path, they help you solve something.
True False
Q6 - If someone beats about the bush, they say exactly what they want.
True False
Q7 - If something withers on the vine, it fails to progress.
True False
Q8 - If you can't see the wood for the trees, you are too wrapped up in the details to see the whole picture.
True False
Q9 - If a project is kicked into the long grass, it is sidelined.
True False
Q10 - If you nip a problem in the bud, you don't deal with it until it has got out of control.
True False

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