Flashcards on Language Idioms with Lexical and Grammatical Errors

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The early bird catches the worm, but also eats ------ food.

the worm

Don't put all your eggs in one basket, instead, spread them through many ------.

baskets

He spilled the beans and revealed all the ------- to his plan.

details

She's feeling under the cloud today and needs some -----.

sunshine

The teacher has a green eye when it comes to students ------ in class.

behavior

He is barking at the wrong tree, he should focus on the actual ------ of the issue.

root

She opened a can of worms when she mentioned the ------ topic.

controversial

He always burns the midnight candle to finish his ------ on time.

work

Don't cry over spilled -----, we can fix the mistake.

milk

She bit off more than she can -----.

chew

Don't count your ------ before they hatch.

chickens

She has a heart of ----- and always helps others.

gold

He's a bad apple and tends to spoil the whole -------.

bunch

The ball is in your ------, what decision will you make?

court

She's feeling under the weather and needs some rest, she's got a ------ throat.

sore

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