Idioms relating to house and home.

Choose the correct alternative to complete the expressions.
1 He never listens to what I’m saying. It’s like talking to a –––––––––––––––––– .

(a. thick hedge b. brick wall c. wooden fence)

2 The hotel we’re staying in is OK, but nothing to –––––––––––––––––– about.

(a. send a letter home b. write home c. telephone home)

3 He hit the –––––––––––––––––– when I told him I’d scratched his car. He was so angry.

(a. wall b. floor c. roof)

4 I don’t know the people who live –––––––––––––––––– very well. They only moved in a month or so ago.

(a. next door b. the next door c. at next door)

5 I feel so relaxed here. It really is –––––––––––––––––– .

(a> a house from house b a. house from home c a. home from home)

6 He smokes like a –––––––––––––––––– . He really should give up.

(a. fire b. chimney c. cooker)

7 Aaarrrgh! If I hear that awful song one more time! It’s driving me –––––––––––––––––– .

(a. up the wall b. through the door c. over the roof)

8 We were hoping to go away for a few months, but I couldn’t get time off work, so our plans went out of the –––––––––––––––––– .

(a. letterbox b. door c. window)

9 We’re really good friends. In fact, we got on like a –––––––––––––––––– from the moment we first met.

(a. burning house b. house on fire c. fire in the house)

10 I feel terrible this morning. We had a night on the –––––––––––––––––– last night.

(a. bricks b. slates c. tiles)

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