Englishtest

  • Level: Proficiency (CPE/C2)
  • Topic/s: CPE Expressions
  • Number of questions: 10

1. Tim always does volunteer work. He really .......... .
HAS A HEART OF GOLD
HAS A CHANGE OF HEART
HAS A HEART OF STONE
HAS HIS HEART IN IT
2. Among all the hopefuls, only three meet the eligibility criteria. The others, unfortunately, are not ........ .
UP-TO-SCRATCH
UP-TO-SPEED
UP-TO-DATE
UP-AND-COMING
3. Diamond mining areas are a really hard environment where only the toughest survive. It's .......... .
THE LETTER OF THE LAW
ABOVE THE LAW
THE LAW OF THE JUNGLE
A LAW UNTO YOURSELF.
4. Even though we tried to avoid arguments over the ownership of the house, ........... when we eventually decided to sell it.
MATTERS CAME TO A HEAD
WE WERE HEAD OVER HEELS
WE HEADED FOR THE HILLS
WE KEPT OUR HEADS ABOVE WATER
5. With a really innovative approach, this group of teachers have taken teaching languages ...... .
A STEP FORWARD
A STEP FURTHER
A STEP AWAY
A STEP BACK
6. A- Christie, do you know the buzz about Chloe ? B- No, I'm .......... .
PLAYING IT BY EAR
ALL EARS
LOSING HEART
OUT AND ABOUT
7. I've tried everything ...... to talk Bill out of getting married in winter, but he just won't listen. He's so stubborn!
EVERY OTHER DAY
DAY IN AND DAY OUT
BEYOND THE MOON
UNDER THE SUN
8. After the interview, Alba didn't need to say she had got the job. She was grinning ........... .
FROM EAR TO EAR
FROM HEAD TO TOES
FROM BACK TO FRONT
FROM BEGINNING TO END
9. You must abide by the regulations or they will prosecute you. Nobody ........... .
LAYS DOWN THE LAW
IS ABOVE THE LAW
CAN TAKE THE LAW INTO HIS OWN HANDS
LIKES THE LAW OF THE JUNGLE
10. Your right to ........... should not be understood without your obligation to respect other people's points of view.
FREE SPEECH
GIVE FREE REIN
MAKE FREE WITH OTHERS
BE FREE AS A BIRD
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