FCE Idioms 8

Match the idioms on the left with the definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • hit the ceiling/roof
  • make your day
  • easier said than done
  • green with envy
  • go up in smoke
  • in the long run
  • keep yourself to yourself
  • be lost for words
  • a slip of a tongue
  • by the skin of your teeth
  • very jealous
  • concerning a longer period in the future
  • to suddenly become very angry
  • just barely
  • to be completely burnt
  • something that is said by mistake
  • to cause someone's day to be pleasant or happy
  • unable to think of anything to say
  • to avoid meeting people socially
  • much more difficult than it sounds