Stir Up A Hornet’s Nest – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.
To cause trouble
“When the entire family had gathered for Christmas, Uncle Henry came along and stirred up a hornet’s nest by quarrelling with Grandfather about spending so much money.”
“If you say that to her, you will be stirring up a hornet’s nest.”
“There is no need to stir up a hornet’s nest.“
- Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
“His remarks about the lack of good women tennis players __________________________“
A. stirred up a hornet’s nest
B. a bleeding heart
C. hit the nail right on the head
D. snug as a bug in a rug
- Describe a time when you were asked to give your opinion. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:You should say:
- what the questionnaire/survey was about
- why you were asked to give your opinions
- what opinions you gave