Printable Handout: Idioms- Time

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Q1 - If you do something in the nick of time, you are ready a long time before the deadline.
True False
Q2 - 'Now and then' means 'frequently'.
True False
Q3 - 'Zero hour' means that it is not important when something happens.
True False
Q4 - If someone tells you that they were not born yesterday, they mean that they are very old.
True False
Q5 - If you rue the day that you did something, you are proud to have done it.
True False
Q6 - If something is just a question of time, it is certain to happen.
True False
Q7 - If something happens at the eleventh hour, it happens at the very last minute.
True False
Q8 - If you call it a day, you are old-fashioned.
True False
Q9 - If something happens around the clock, there is very little time to do it.
True False
Q10 - If something happens like clockwork, it requires a lot of attention to keep it punctual.
True False

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