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work idioms

Quiz by Anna choruzy

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38 questions
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  • Q1
    a metaphorical barrier preventing advancement to a higher position
    Glass ceiling
    30s
  • Q2
    the most important thing
    The bottom line
    30s
  • Q3
    (v) pay attention and be alert
    stay on your toes
    30s
  • Q4
    work late into the night
    burn the midnight oil
    30s
  • Q5
    do something the cheapest or easiest way
    cut corners
    30s
  • Q6
    to regain energy
    recharge batteries
    30s
  • Q7
    to watch someone carefully and constantly
    breathe down somebody's neck
    30s
  • Q8
    (idiom) explain to someone how to do a job or activity
    show somebody the ropes
    30s
  • Q9
    to make decisions
    call the shots
    30s
  • Q10
    Time to quit
    call it a day
    30s
  • Q11
    to be in trouble
    be in hot water
    30s
  • Q12
    talk about work
    talk shop (idm)
    30s
  • Q13
    Get started on a career
    get a foot in the door
    30s
  • Q14
    physically very hard and tiring
    do back-breaking work
    30s
  • Q15
    an arrangement that is good for both sides
    win-win situation
    30s

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