How Well Do You Know The Most Bizarre Phrases In The English?

Do you think you can decipher the most bizarre phrases in the English language? It's time to put your knowledge to the test. Answer these 12 questions and find out just how much you know about bizarre phrases!
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Question 1/12

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Which bizarre phrase mans "To do something without a clear plan, to improvise?"
Piss poor
Bob's your uncle
Fly by the seat of your pants
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Question 2/12

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The phrase "bite the bullet" means....
To do something unpleasant
To swallow your pride
To take more risks
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Question 3/12

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Which phrase means "to be extremely poor?"
Horses for courses
Butter up
Piss poor
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Question 4/12

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The phrase "eat humble pie" means....
To brag
To admit wrongness
To barely manage
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Question 5/12

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To undergo a near impossible process is to go...
Through the eye of the needle
Through the skeleton in the cupboard
To kangaroo court
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The phrase "it was a dickens of a job" means....
It was an easy job
It was a difficult job
It was a weird job
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The phrase a "red herring" means that something is.....
Pleasant
Ambiguous
Misunderstood
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Question 8/12

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Which bizarre phrase means "very close up and right on target?"
Have a butchers
On target
Point blank
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Question 9/12

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If you're barely managing to do something you're doing it by.....
The skin of your teeth
The ankles
The top of your head
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Question 10/12

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What does the phrase "storm in a teacup/tempest in a teapot" mean?
An argument with no end
An argument over space
An argument of little importance
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Question 11/12

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If someone tells you they haven't seen you in "donkey's years" they likely haven't seen you for a _______ time.
Long
Short
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Question 12/12

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A fast unfair legal process is known as....
Kid court
Kangaroo court
Jumping beans court
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are phrase fun! Okay, so you didn't get every bizarre phrase correct on this quiz, but we still think you know you're English phrases fairly well! We commend you for having a strong foundational knowledge of the English language. Well done!

C+, Phrase Fun

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are phrase fantastic! When it comes to the most bizarre phrases in the English language, you know your stuff! From the completely nonsensical to the somewhat logical, you know your English phrases inside and out.

B+, Phrase Fanatic

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are totally phrase perfect! From the esoteric to the almost average, you know your bizarre English phrases way better than the average Joe. Lets face it, these phrases aren't always easy to decipher, but you've done an amazing job!

A+, Phrase Perfect

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1
Which bizarre phrase mans "To do something without a clear plan, to improvise?"
Piss poor
Bob's your uncle
Fly by the seat of your pants
2
The phrase "bite the bullet" means....
To do something unpleasant
To swallow your pride
To take more risks
3
Which phrase means "to be extremely poor?"
Horses for courses
Butter up
Piss poor
4
The phrase "eat humble pie" means....
To brag
To admit wrongness
To barely manage
5
To undergo a near impossible process is to go...
Through the eye of the needle
Through the skeleton in the cupboard
To kangaroo court
6
The phrase "it was a dickens of a job" means....
It was an easy job
It was a difficult job
It was a weird job
7
The phrase a "red herring" means that something is.....
Pleasant
Ambiguous
Misunderstood
8
Which bizarre phrase means "very close up and right on target?"
Have a butchers
On target
Point blank
9
If you're barely managing to do something you're doing it by.....
The skin of your teeth
The ankles
The top of your head
10
What does the phrase "storm in a teacup/tempest in a teapot" mean?
An argument with no end
An argument over space
An argument of little importance
11
If someone tells you they haven't seen you in "donkey's years" they likely haven't seen you for a _______ time.
Long
Short
12
A fast unfair legal process is known as....
Kid court
Kangaroo court
Jumping beans court