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Shakespearean Phrases

Did you know that Shakespeare added more phrases and sayings to the English language than anyone else?


Quiz ID:#16594
Fun:*** (2.55)
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Category:Literature > Shakespeare
Created By:TRILLIONAIRE*us*****




#1   "A dish fit for the gods" is a phrase that came from Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet".

#2   In which of Shakespeare's works did he coin the phrase "A rose/By any other name would smell as sweet"?

#3   The phrase "All that glitters is not gold" comes from Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice". What does this phrase mean?

#4   The phrase "All's well that ends well" appears in both the text and title of Shakespeare's "All's Well That Ends Well" (1602).

#5   The phrase "As dead/as a doornail" comes from Shakespeare's "King Henry VI".

#6   Shakespeare first used the word "pickle" to describe an unpleasant situation in "Romeo and Juliet".

#7   In which of the following works did Shakespeare use the phrase "love is blind"?

#8   In what play did Shakespeare first use the phrase "hair to stand on end"?

#9   "Neither a borrower nor a lender be" appears in which Shakespearean work?

#10   Did the phrase "send him packing" first appear in one of Shakespeare's works?





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