Idioms — 8, 4-Letter Idioms

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In each of the following sentences a 4-letter word forming an idiom is missing. Fill the grid with the missing words. Some letters are revealed to give you a hint. However, the order of the sentences is different from the order of the words in the grid.

Hints:

  1. Now that you have grown up, you must stop living on your parents' money. It's high time you started to earn your own ________.
  2. Hugh did get offended with my remarks about his project although they were sincere and I thought he would take them in good ________.
  3. We can still accept Tom’s jokes, however crude they are. But we have to draw the ________ at his playing nasty tricks on everybody in the office.
  4. You may not be granted the scholarship if your achievements are not up to the ________. Only the best students will be promoted.
  5. They say Mr Webster is over hundred years old. But, he seems to be living on borrowed ________.
  6. Uncle Jerry has got the ________ of the gab. No wonder he's been so successful as a sales representative.
  7. None of the demonstration organisers escaped punishment. They were all brought to ________ and made to pay fines and do a community service.
  8. Everybody likes Cindy for the simple reason that she never refuses to do anybody a good ________. She’s the most helpful person I know.
  9. Angela is a more skilled swimmer than I am. I think i'll never be able to keep ________ with her.
  10. We could only see the burglar making a ________ for the fence. We didn’t see his face, let alone catch him.
  11. Steve has been given the ________ by another company. I wonder if he is an incompetent worker or a loafer simply.
  12. The game had been pretty dull before Hopkins replaced Simmons. Then, it came to ________ and three goals were scored.
  13. Everything has come to a sorry ________ in my life since my wife left me with my best friend.
  14. ‘Look! I’ve got another parking ticket. It’s the third one this week!’ ‘Keep your ________ on, Andy. And look where you park your car next time.’
  15. Jim's been on the ________ since he left hospital and was laid off by his employer. Were it not for the government money, he would have nothing to live on.
4-Letter Grid

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The word is REMARKABILITIES

  1. Now that you have grown up, you must stop living on your parents' money. It's high time you started to earn your own KEEP.
  2. Hugh did get offended with my remarks about his project although they were sincere and I thought he would take them in good PART.
  3. We can still accept Tom’s jokes, however crude they are. But we have to draw the LINE at his playing nasty tricks on everybody in the office.
  4. You may not be granted the scholarship if your achievements are not up to the MARK. Only the best students will be promoted.
  5. They say Mr Webster is over hundred years old. But, he seems to be living on borrowed TIME.
  6. Uncle Jerry has got the GIFT of the gab. No wonder he's been so successful as a sales representative.
  7. None of the demonstration organisers escaped punishment. They were all brought to BOOK and made to pay fines and do a community service.
  8. Everybody likes Cindy for the simple reason that she never refuses to do anybody a good TURN. She’s the most helpful person I know.
  9. Angela is a more skilled swimmer than I am. I think I'll never be able to keep PACE with her.
  10. We could only see the burglar making a DASH for the fence. We didn’t see his face, let alone catch him.
  11. Steve has been given the SACK by another company. I wonder if he is an incompetent worker or a loafer simply.
  12. The game had been pretty dull before Hopkins replaced Simmons. Then, it came to LIFE and three goals were scored.
  13. Everything has come to a sorry PASS in my life since my wife left me with my best friend.
  14. ‘Look! I’ve got another parking ticket. It’s the third one this week!’ ‘Keep your HAIR on, Andy. And look where you park your car next time.’
  15. Jim's been on the DOLE since he left hospital and was laid off by his employer. Were it not for the government money, he would have nothing to live on.

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