Stir Up A Hornet’s Nest – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking
Stir Up A Hornet’s Nest – Idiom Of The Day
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.
1. 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
2. Describe a time when you were asked to give your opinion. Try to use this idiom in your speech.
You should say:
- what the questionnaire/survey was about
- why you were asked to give your opinions
- what opinions you gave
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