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Action Verb Idioms #1


Put each of the following verbs, remembering to conjugate, in the correct gap. Some verbs are used more than once.

drop, kiss, blow, hold, climb, kick, hit, stare, blow, bite

  1. Tom is really trying hard to _____ his smoking habit.
  2. The stock market crashed so I guess I can _____ my profit goodbye.
  3. When you get to Japan, make sure to _____ me a line and let me know how you are doing.
  4. Jack was _____ the wall with impatience.
  5. I wish the boss would _____ off on his demands.
  6. Peter's father _____ his lid when he heard about his poor grades.
  7. Have you seen Mary's new computer? She must have _____ a bundle!
  8. The next time Jim offends you, just _____ him down and he will probably leave you in peace.
  9. Don't complain about your boss! You should never _____ the hand that feeds you.
  10. I'm so depressed. I think that I've truly _____ bottom this time.
  11. It's time to _____ the bullet and start studying for the exam.
  12. If you want him to buy you a new car, why don't you _____ a hint?

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