Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS


Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.


To complain if a gift is not up to your expectation


“When Aunt Lara bought Cynthia a beautiful dress, she looks a gift horse in the mouth.

“I know the car’s not in great condition, but you shouldn’t look a gift horse in the mouth.”

“I advise you not to look a gift horse in the mouth.


  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    Okay, it’s not the job of your dreams but it pays good money. I’d be inclined not to _________________ if I were you.
    A. a bull in china shop
    B. look a gift horse in the mouth
    C. a leopard cannot change its spots
    D. crocodile tears
  2. Describe the gift that someone bought for you. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – When it happened
    – Who gave you this present
    – What the gift was
    And explain why you like or dislike this gift

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