Printable Handout: Idioms- Numbers

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Instructions: Choose the correct answer. You'll find these and other idioms about numbers here:

Q1 - If something is done quickly, in a single period of activity and often ruthlessly, it is done in one ____ swoop.
Q2 - A ballpark figure is a precise figure.
True False
Q3 - If someone is one over the eight, they are drunk.
True False
Q4 - If something is all at sixes and sevens, it is well-organised.
True False
Q5 - If you put ____ and two together, you reach a correct conclusion from the facts available.
Q6 - If you stand four-square behind someone, you give them your full support.
True False
Q7 - A double take is when something causes two problems at the same time.
True False
Q8 - If someone talks very quickly, they talk six to the dozen.
True False
Q9 - If someone is given the three degrees, they are put under a great deal of pressure and intimidation to force them to tell the truth about something.
True False
Q10 - If you look out for number one, you take care of yourself and your interests, rather than those of other people.
True False

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