English Idioms 2

1. (Usually) I get up and go jogging before breakfast every Sunday.
As a rule
All of a sudden
All in all
At heart


2. He is (very forgetful) and is always losing his glasses.
all thumbs
absent-minded
as a rule
all ears


3. That car must have cost him (an incredibly large amount of money).
the apple of his eye
at odds
at home
an arm and a leg


4. He is (not very good) when he tries to repair something in his house.
all thumbs
an arm and a leg
all ears
about time


5. The teacher said the little boy was (her favorite).
an arm and a leg
the apple of her eye
at odds
as well as


6. He was (all ready) to leave the house when his friend came over.
absent-minded
about
as a rule
at heart


7. (Without warning) it began to rain.
At his beck and call
At heart
At fault
All of a sudden


8. She is always (available) when he wants her.
at his beck and call
all thumbs
as a rule
at heart


9. He is always (fighting) with his boss about something.
at last
at heart
at odds
as usual


10. I don't think that he is (to blame) for breaking the computer.
absent-minded
at fault
all thumbs
at last


11. Okay I'm (listening). Please continue with your story.
at heart
all thumbs
as a rule
all ears