Common phrases and popular sayings are products of culture and experience. You may hear them all the time and not think twice when you use them, but they are often very specific to the culture you are in, and may sound like total nonsense to someone who doesn't know the language well. Even if you do know the language well, some phrases still don't make much literal sense! In those cases, you will need to dig a little deeper to understand what the saying means, and for that you've come to the right place! After you take this quiz, you might learn a little something that you can pass on next time you hear someone using these phrases.
Knowing these common phrases and popular sayings is a sign that you are well embedded in your cultural surroundings. So go ahead, test how hip you are to this lingo!