Advanced Idioms - Clothes
Complete the following sentences with the words from the box.
seams | socks | cap | shoestring | trousers | glove | boot | hat | shirt | collar
Hannah may give the impression that she wears the
but it's Michael who makes the final decisions.
I can always depend on my brother. Any time I need help, he's there at the drop of a
Since the hotel was bursting at the
I spent the holiday at my uncle's cottage.
We sometimes disagree with each other, and we both get a little hot under the
Last month she crashed her car, then she lost her job and now to
it all her husband has left her!
I've worked hand in
with Gina for years, so at this point we're familiar with each other's strengths.
If we don't pull our
up and actually start working, then it could happen to us as well.
George was given the
after just seven days of filming and replaced by Joseph Harrison.
We were living on a
all the time he was enjoying himself down there.
It would have gone smoothly if you had been able to keep your
on instead of trying to get in early.
wear the trousers
be the dominant partner in a relationship
at the drop of a hat
immediately, without hesitating
burst at the seams
be very full or crowded
hot under the collar
angry or embarrassed
to cap it all
as the final unfortunate incident in a long series
hand in glove
in close collusion or association
pull up one's socks
try to improve your performance, work, behaviour,
give somebody the boot
on a shoestring
using very little money
keep your shirt on
don't lose your temper, stay calm