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Idiom Questions - All Grades

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Grade 7 Idiom
Grade 4 Idiom CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.4.5, L.4.5b
"The grass is not always greener on the other side" means...
  1. Be happy with what you have; what may appear to be better, may not be.
  2. everyone should grow grass
  3. you are what you eat
  4. sometimes there is brown grass on the other side of the fence
Grade 9 Idiom
A shoulder to cry on is someone who
  1. listens to your problems.
  2. shares his food with you.
  3. has a bath every week.
Grade 6 Idiom
"It's raining cats and dogs," is an idiom that means it is raining
  1. a lot.
  2. tomorrow.
  3. cats and dogs.
  4. under the bridge.
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
Grade 2 Idiom
Grade 4 Idiom CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.4.4, L.4.5, L.4.5b
At halftime, Coach Durkes' rousing speech pumped up the football team.

What does pumped up mean in the sentence above?
  1. To discourage
  2. To inflate something
  3. To be unfair
  4. To inspire someone for a difficult task
Grade 8 Idiom CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5
Grade 4 Idiom
What does the following idiom mean?

Tomorrow's test will be a piece of cake.
  1. Someone will be serving cake.
  2. The test will be easy.
  3. The class will be eating cake tomorrow.
  4. The test will be cut into pieces.
Grade 5 Idiom CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.5.4, L.5.5a, L.5.5b
What does the idiom the sky is the limit mean?
  1. Everyone has some limitations.
  2. The possibilities are endless.
  3. It will be a difficult journey.
  4. Not everything comes easily.
Grade 5 Idiom
During a class discussion, Jason added fuel to the fire by suggesting that the trip was pointless.
What is the meaning of the idiom added fuel to the fire?
  1. gave someone good luck
  2. saw the positive in everything
  3. made a bad situation worse
  4. tried to do something again
Grade 5 Idiom CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.5b
What does the idiom cross your fingers mean?
  1. needing to be in one order
  2. to be in an extreme rush
  3. having to make a new plan
  4. hoping something goes one way
Grade 4 Idiom
What does the following idiom mean?

You are the apple of my eye.
  1. Eating apples improves your health.
  2. You were hit in the eye with an apple.
  3. Refers to someone that is well loved.
  4. Refers to someone that is hated by many.
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