ENGLISH VOCABULARY PRACTICE: Idioms using 'drop'
LEVEL: Intermediate/Advanced


Write the letter of the word(s) that best complete(s) each sentence:

a - dropped a bomb
b - drop the gloves
c - at the drop of a hat
d - drop-dead gorgeous
e - a drop in the ocean
f - jaw dropped
g - so quiet you can hear a pin drop
h - dropped the ball
i - drop the subject
j - get the drop on

1. I loved staying in Mike's cabin in the forest. I needed a quiet place to stay, and it was .

2. John on his girlfriend by telling her he no longer loved her.

3. Q: Is she attractive? A: Yes, she is .

4. If we leave now, we'll ( = obtain an advantage over) all the other travelers and avoid traffic.

5. Mary really on this project. = Mary really mishandled this project.

6. I was very shocked when I heard the news. = My when I heard the news.

7. This candidate is not afraid to . ( = not afraid to fight, verbally or physically)

8. I believe that what I'm doing is important, even though everyone keeps telling me that it's just . ( = it's insignificant)

9. Could you please not talk about this anymore? = Could you please ?

10. I would go out with her . ( = without hesitation)






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