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Meaning of "use her noodle"



 
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Meaning of "use her noodle" #1 (permalink) Thu May 11, 2006 17:01 pm   Meaning of "use her noodle"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #202 "Idioms about Food", question 6

Most of Kim's teachers wanted her to 'use her noodle' more when it came to exam time. What does 'use her noodle' mean? .........

(a) To act up more
(b) To think more
(c) To try more

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #202 "Idioms about Food", answer 6

Most of Kim's teachers wanted her to 'use her noodle' more when it came to exam time. What does 'use her noodle' mean? To think more

Correct answer: (b) To think more
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Noodle #2 (permalink) Thu May 11, 2006 18:01 pm   Noodle
 

Hi Lopez,

Use your noodle is a slang expression that means use your brain/think as in: Use your noodle before you spend a lot of money on a new car - think first whether it's worth it or whether you can afford to spend so much money.

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