Advanced Idioms - Numbers
Complete the following sentences with the words from the box.
two | nines | one | million | six | second | four | nine | sixes | eleventh
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I have to be dressed up to the
at this meeting tonight—a lot of important people will be there.
The doctor turned up at the
hour and saved the life of her daughter.
It knocked me for
when she told me she was pregnant. I didn't know what to say.
Helen dropped her children to school while going to work, killing
birds with one stone.
After spending hours on the intake I realized there was nothing wrong with it, so I'm back to square
The flood has destroyed all the road signs, leaving drivers and commuters at
Never in a
years did he think that he would actually win £5.1 million in the National Lottery!
Dad's parents died years ago, and his family scattered to the
John has been on cloud
ever since Janet agreed to marry him.
second to none
better than all others of the same kind
dressed (up) to the nines
very well-dressed, typically for a formal event
at the eleventh hour
at the last possible moment, just in time
knock someone for six
affect somebody very deeply
kill two birds with one stone
achieve two aims at once
back to square one
back to the very first stage of something
at sixes and sevens
in a confused or difficult situation
never in a million years
not at any point, under no circumstances
be scattered to the four winds
be dispersed across a wide area
on cloud nine