One Horse Town – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS


One Horse Town – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.


A place that is dull and with few comforts


“Thomas wanted to leave his one-horse town and go to city to make more money”

I refuse to spend a whole week in that one-horse town!

“I grew up in a one-horse town, and I liked it very much.


  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    “He hates his job in a _____________ and dreams of escaping the monotony and heading out to more sophisticated climes.
    A. stirred up a hornet’s nest
    B. a bleeding heart
    C. one-horse town
    D. snug as a bug in a rug
  2. Describe a journey you went on. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:You should say:
    • where you went
    • why you went to this particular place
    • what you did and with whom

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