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Select the most suitable idiom for each situation.

  1.  The exam was really easy.  It was

  a) 
a long shot
  b) 
a piece of cake
  c) 
a vicious circle

  2.  Max went to bed.

  a)  Max
hit the sack
  b)  Max
hit the roof
  c)  Max
hit the jackpot

  3.  The party was very enjoyable.  We had

  a) 
itchy feet
  b) 
a head start
  c) 
a ball

  4.  Ray is furious.  He's

  a) 
hopping mad
 
b)  thrilled to bits
 
c)  gobsmacked

 
5.  Frank wants to see the places in Greece where tourists don't normally go.  He wants to

 
a)  go off the deep end
 
b)  go with the flow
 
c)  go off the beaten track

 
6. The Pitts are very wealthy.  They're

 
a)  hard up
 
b)  snowed under
 
c)  rolling in it

  7. 
The restaurant owner knew it was Pat's birthday so he gave us a bottle of champagne

 
a)  off the peg
 
b)  on the house
 
c)  in dribs and drabs

 
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