Our Quick English section features an informative post on English idioms which are often used in business. Here, you can test these idioms whilst doing an exercise which prepares students for the Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) exam. So here you can “kill two birds with one stone“: master your business-English vocabulary and practice CAE Use of English Part 4!

Want to learn other idioms in English? Try these links! (The quiz is below)

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Practice CAE Use of English Part 4 (business idioms)

We’ll give you some instructions and 7 questions. Try your best (the questions are difficult!) and, when you’re finished you can see your score. We’ll also tell you which questions you got correct, and you’ll be able to find information about continuing your English-language learning for free.

Good luck!

 

For questions 1.7., complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given.
Do not change the word given.
You may use up to five words, including the word given.