Quiz: American phrases to confuse Brits
Thanks to the worldwide interest in American culture, English speakers around the world are familiar with odd American English expressions like bury the hatchet, pass the buck, and take a rain check. But no matter how many Hollywood movies you watch, there are still probably American idioms that will catch you by surprise. Take a stab at our quiz covering a range of the quirky and confusing American phrases that are still heard in the US today.
If you’re feeling like you’ve got your American English down pat, then consider taking our American English quiz as well! And then you can get an American to try a quiz where we’ve turned the tables: British phrases to confuse Americans.