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Idiom "Old Maid"

Idiom "Old Maid"
Idiom "Old Maid"
Idiom "Old Maid"
Idiom "Old Maid"
Idiom "Old Maid"
Idiom "Old Maid"
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These game is played like traditional "Old Maid." Students match up the idiom with its literal meaning. Cards can also be used for matching or other games.

There are 133 different matches! The idioms included are as follows:

A Chip On Your Shoulder:
A Dime A Dozen:
A Drop in the Bucket:
A Piece of Cake:
A Slap on the Wrist:
A Toss-Up:
Add Fuel To The Fire:
Against The Clock:
All Bark And No Bite:
All Greek to me:
All In The Same Boat:
Costing An Arm And A Leg:
An Axe To Grind:
Apple of My Eye:
As High As A Kite:
At The Drop Of A Hat:
Back To Square One:
Beat A Dead Horse:
Beating Around The Bush:
Bend Over Backwards:
Between A Rock And A Hard Place:
Bite Off More Than You Can Chew:
Bite Your Tongue:
Blood Is Thicker Than Water:
Blue Moon:
Break A Leg:
Buy A Lemon:
Iron Stomach:
Chew someone out:
Crack Someone Up:
Curiosity Killed The Cat:
Dog Days of Summer:
Don't count your chickens before they hatch:
Don't Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth:
Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket:
Down To The Wire:
Drive someone up the wall:
Dropping Like Flies:
Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining:
Everything But The Kitchen Sink:
Excuse my French:
Field Day:
Finding Your Feet:
Get Down to Brass Tacks:
Get Over It:
Get Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed:
Go The Extra Mile:
Gut Feeling:
Have an Axe to Grind:
He Lost His Head:
Head Over Heels:
High on the Hog:
Hit The Books:
Hit The Hay:
Hit The Nail on the Head:
Hit The Sack:
Hold Your Horses:
Icing On The Cake:
In The Bag:
In Your Face:
It Takes Two To Tango:
It's A Small World:
Keep An Eye On Him:
Keep your chin up:
Kick The Bucket:
Knee Jerk Reaction:
Knock On Wood:
Know the Ropes:
Last but not least:
Lend Me Your Ear:
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie:
Let The Cat Out Of The Bag:
Level playing field:
Like a chicken with its head cut off:
Loose Cannon:
Method To My Madness:
Nest Egg:
Never Bite The Hand That Feeds You:
New kid on the block:
New York Minute:
No Dice:
No Room to Swing a Cat:
Off On The Wrong Foot:
Off The Hook:
Off the Record:
On Pins And Needles:
On The Fence:
On The Same Page:
Out Of The Blue:
Out On A Limb:
Out On The Town:
Over My Dead Body:
Over the Top:
Cash Cow:
Pass The Buck:
Pick up your ears:
Pig Out :
Pipe Down:
Practice Makes Perfect:
Pull the plug:
Pulling Your Leg:
Put a sock in it:
Raining Cats and Dogs:
Rise and Shine:
Rule Of Thumb:
Run out of steam:
Saved By The Bell:
Sick As A Dog:
Sitting Shotgun:
Smell A Rat:
Smell Something Fishy:
Spitting Image:
Start From Scratch:
The Ball Is In Your Court:
The Best Of Both Worlds:
The Whole Nine Yards:
Top Dog:
Tie the knot:
To Steal Someone's Thunder:
Under the weather:
Water Under The Bridge:
Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve:
When It Rains, It Pours:
When Pigs Fly:
X marks the spot:
You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover:

Cards are formated 2x3.5 (Business Cards) are are ready to be printed and laminated.

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27 pages
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Lifelong tool
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