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Idiom: "a pain in the neck"



 
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Idiom: "a pain in the neck" #1 (permalink) Tue Sep 26, 2006 19:48 pm   Idiom: "a pain in the neck"
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #24 "Idioms with phrasal verbs", question 6

I just can't open this tin at all and I always find this type of container a pain in the neck.

(a) really annoying
(b) really rough
(c) really crude
(d) really strong

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #24 "Idioms with phrasal verbs", answer 6

I just can't open this tin at all and I always find this type of container really annoying.

Correct answer: (a) really annoying
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Idiom: "a pain in the neck" #2 (permalink) Tue Sep 26, 2006 20:29 pm   Idiom: "a pain in the neck"
 

Hi

Actually, the test results have already given you the basic definition of this idiom.

The idiom "be a pain in the neck" means be annoying or troublesome. It can refer to a thing or a person.

http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/be+a+pain+in+the+neck

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