Lesson 6C: Comparing Translations with Idioms

Lesson 6C: Comparing Translations with Idioms
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Lesson 6C Quiz: Comparing Translations with Idioms
Question #1: You need to study the paperwork before you decide to make the investment.

Translation: Look before you leap.
Question #2: Many people are eating together tonight.

Translation: Too many cooks spoil the broth.
Question #3: Franko and Tamara love to talk.

Translation: Loose lips sink ships.
Question #4: Don’t go to the show because you will be too late.

Translation: Better late than never.
Question #5: The three men went fishing at the crack of dawn.

Translation: The early bird catches the worm.
Question #6: Instead of rambling, please say exactly what you mean.

Translation: Silence is golden.
Question #7: Please make sure that you lose a few pounds before you get your checkup at the doctor.

Translation: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
Question #8: Although she has a large and deep facial scar, it does not take away from her beauty.

Translation: Beauty is only skin deep.
Question #9: When you and Melissa get into our business, it will eventually get you into trouble.

Translation: Curiosity killed the cat.
Question #10: Last week, Harrison and Paulo ate at two different restaurants and they both liked them.

Translation: Look at both sides of the coin.
Question #11: The mother was irate when the child got into her drawer and painted the walls with nail polish; she screamed and spanked the child.

Translation: A barking dog never bites.
Question #12: If you really want the prize, you will win the race.

Translation: Where there’s a will, there’s a way.
Question #13: Tony crashed his car, and so did Martin.

Translation: Two wrongs don’t make a right.
Question #14: Do the job now because it will be worse if you wait.

Translation: A stitch in time saves nine.
Question #15: Apply for that job posting immediately so that you can be one of the first interviewees.

Translation: Strike while the iron is hot.
Question #16: Do not buy that car until you have all the money to pay for it.

Translation: Don’t count your chickens before they
hatch.
Question #17: I can’t believe that everything in my life is going wrong today.

Translation: When it rains, it pours.
Question #18: People's appearance tells everything about them.

Translation: Don't judge a book by its cover.
Question #19: Time goes by very slowly when you are waiting for something.

Translation: A watched pot never boils.
Question #20: People who are alike do not get along.

Translation: Opposites attract.
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