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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Idiom
Level: Grade 5
Standards: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5, L.5.5b
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Author: mwoldum
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Grade 5 Idiom CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5, L.5.5b

Read the sentence below.

When Joe stopped stealing from his mother and started stealing from stores, he jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire.

What does the idiom OUT OF THE FRYING PAN AND INTO THE FIRE mean?
  1. to get out of one bad place and into a worse one
  2. to find something that one enjoys doing daily
  3. to learn how to improve upon one's special skills
  4. to do something today instead of waiting around
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