How would you say you're impatient to get started? chomp at the bit Correct Incorrect chomp at the bit champ at the bit Correct Incorrect champ at the bit Correct! Wrong! The original phrase is "champ at the bit" but "chomp at the bit" is generally accepted these days. How do you accuse someone of telling an obvious lie? bald-faced lie Correct Incorrect bald-faced lie bold-faced lie Correct Incorrect bold-faced lie Correct! Wrong! The term "bald-faced" means shameless and undisguised. What's the very sticky tape called? duck tape Correct Incorrect duck tape duct tape Correct Incorrect duct tape Correct! Wrong! Very useful for sealing heating and cooling ducts. Not as useful for sealing ducks. How do you say you're conforming to the rules? toeing the line Correct Incorrect toeing the line towing the line Correct Incorrect towing the line Correct! Wrong! "Toeing the line" means conforming to the rules. It may have started when elementary schools required their students to stand for roll-call. How do you describe waiting with great suspense? baited breath Correct Incorrect baited breath bated breath Correct Incorrect bated breath Correct! Wrong! It comes from the past participle of the obsolete "bate," which means "to restrain." How do you describe expanding on a small idea? flesh out Correct Incorrect flesh out flush out Correct Incorrect flush out Correct! Wrong! "Fleshing out" means building on an idea, like you're "adding weight" to it. What's the tiny coffee called? espresso Correct Incorrect espresso expresso Correct Incorrect expresso Correct! Wrong! It's definitely not expresso. How do you stimulate your appetite? wet your appetite Correct Incorrect wet your appetite whet your appetite Correct Incorrect whet your appetite Correct! Wrong! To "whet" is to "excite or stimulate something." What's the cold drink famous in the South called? ice tea Correct Incorrect ice tea iced tea Correct Incorrect iced tea Correct! Wrong! The tea is iced, not ice. How do you say something is on the horizon? coming down the pike Correct Incorrect coming down the pike coming down the pipe Correct Incorrect coming down the pipe Correct! Wrong! It's pike, short for turnpike, a type of highway. Not pipe. How do you describe someone living outside of their home country? expatriate Correct Incorrect expatriate ex-patriot Correct Incorrect ex-patriot Correct! Wrong! They may be an ex-patriot, but the correct word is expatriate. What do you give to a dead person? last rites Correct Incorrect last rites last rights Correct Incorrect last rights Correct! Wrong! "Rites" are religious ceremonies. A funeral is a person's last rite, not right.