Quiz: Idioms- Crime

Topic: Idioms | Level: Advanced

Online English Quiz

Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

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

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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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