Printable Handout: Idioms- Crime

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Q1 - If something is a steal, it costs more than it's worth.
True False
Q2 - If someone is on the lam, they're in prison.
True False
Q3 - Someone who is ____ the run is avoiding capture and arrest.
at
in
on
for
by
Q4 - If people are as thick as thieves, they get on very well and know everything about each other.
True False
Q5 - If someone is ____ the dock, they are on trial.
at
by
in
on
Q6 - If someone commits a crime or does something very wrong and doesn't get caught, they get away with ____.
murder
robbery
crime
theft
Q7 - If someone is extremely unsuccessful in a venture, they make out like a bandit.
True False
Q8 - If people leave a restaurant without paying the bill, they do a runner.
True False
Q9 - Something that is very expensive, especially when you have no choice but to pay, is a highway ____.
theft
robbery
steal
fraud
Q10 - When someone is ____ time, they are in prison.
making
serving
playing for

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