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Slang and Idioms Questions - All Grades

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None Nature and the Environment
Raining cats and dogs
  1. to be raining very hard
  2. to be able to predict the weather based on the sunrise and sunset
  3. to be outside and feel the warmth of the sun on your skin
None Nature and the Environment
Social butterfly
  1. the hottest days of summer
  2. someone who loves talking and being around people
  3. a process that is painstakingly slow and boring
Grade 9 Everyday People and Places
None Nature and the Environment
Take a rain check
  1. when someone steals the attention that belongs to someone else
  2. to save something for later
  3. someone who is friends with you only when things are good
Grade 11 Slang and Idioms CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2
"ILNY, It's a gr8 plce."

What is one rule the sentence above follows?
  1. Proper capitalization
  2. Proper use of an apostrophe
  3. Proper use of abbreviations
  4. Proper removal of nouns
None Everyday People and Places
Chasing rainbows.
  1. To chase unattainable goals or dreams.
  2. To have something good happen to you.
  3. To get permission to do something.
None Everyday People and Places
Strike gold.
  1. To be very fortunate with something.
  2. To get permission to do something.
  3. To be jealous wishing that you could have something that someone else has.
None Everyday People and Places
Give the green light.
  1. To be very fortunate with something.
  2. To get permission to do something.
  3. To have something good happen to you.
Grade 11 Slang and Idioms CCSS: CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.1, L.11-12.2
"Ima get me a glass of water."

The sentence above contains which errors?
  1. Incorrect capitalization
  2. Use of slang
  3. Incorrect pronoun use
  4. Both b and c
None Food and Eating
What is the meaning of the idiom?

IN A PICKLE
  1. in a difficult situation
  2. a bad person; someone with bad influence
  3. one's offspring inherits similar traits from their parents
None Nature and the Environment
Indian summer
  1. the hottest days of summer
  2. a warmer than average autumn
  3. to be outside and feel the warmth of the sun on your skin
Grade 4 Food and Eating
We just had a test in math and it was very easy!
  1. We're under the weather.
  2. It was a piece of cake!
  3. You're the apple of my eye.
  4. You crack me up!
Grade 11 Slang and Idioms CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.11-12.1
What effect have cell phones and social media had on Standard American English?
  1. They have made people more aware of Standard American English.
  2. They have bent the rules of Standard American English.
  3. They have encouraged the use of Standard American English.
  4. They have discouraged the use of Standard American English.
Grade 11 Slang and Idioms CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.11-12.1
"Really?! OMG what from?" fails to recognize which rules of Standard American English?
  1. Incorrect use of acronyms
  2. Incorrect end punctuation
  3. Ending a sentence with a preposition
  4. Both b and c
None Everyday People and Places
Green with envy.
  1. To be jealous wishing that you could have something that someone else has.
  2. To incorporate more environmentally friendly habits.
  3. When the outcome results in pure luck and chance.
None Everyday People and Places
None Everyday People and Places
Luck of the draw.
  1. To test the boundaries with risky behavior without receiving any ramifications… yet.
  2. To be good with gardening.
  3. When the outcome results in pure luck and chance.
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