Reading & Use of English
Part 1: Multiple Choice
Complete each of the following sentences by choosing the correct
1) I was the only one who turned up at the party in fancy dress
and I stood out like a ........ thumb.
My joke about the alcoholic went down like a lead ......... There
was just an embarrassed silence.
His father always smoked like a ........ and yet always seemed to
be in good health.
Our teacher at school used to have eyes like a(n) ........ and would
always spot if someone was misbehaving in class.
It might not be the most popular tourist destination but the country
is thought to be as safe as ........ for visitors.
Physically John is as ........ as nails but suffers from a lack
The film was as ........ as dishwater and we decided to leave before
We'll need to make sure the car is as ........ as a whistle on the
day of the wedding.