Newspapers are filled with thousands of words when they are reporting the latest events.
Reading the newspapers is an excellent way to pick up lots of new intermediate to advanced vocabulary for free.
However, even when you are reading quality journalism, reporting only on the news, you will find that the articles are peppered with (meaning: 'containing lots of') lots of idiomatic phrases that you may not know.
Today's quiz takes actual sentences from today's Daily Telegraph newspaper and asks you to work out what the target phrase really means.
So, good luck improving your vocabulary knowledge of typical newspaper language with the test below.
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Day 1: Spelling difficult words CLICK HERE
Day 2: Perfect email sentences CLICK HERE
Day 3: Unusual vocabulary CLICK HERE
Day 4: In vs On vs At English prepositions CLICK HERE
Day 5: Advanced Phrasal Verbs test CLICK HERE
Day 6: Upper Intermediate Idioms quiz CLICK HERE
Day 7: Upper Intermediate Modal Verbs test CLICK HERE
Day 8: Business English vocabulary (Upper Int) CLICK HERE
Day 9: English Grammar 50/50 Quiz CLICK HERE
Day 10: Present Perfect vs Past Simple grammar test CLICK HERE
Day 11: Choose the right word English comprehension quiz CLICK HERE
Day 12: Improve your Advanced Vocabulary CLICK HERE
Day 13: More Advanced Vocabulary CLICK HERE
Day 14: Vocabulary to pass Advanced Exams CLICK HERE