It’s time to bend your brains! Sometimes the best way to shore up your language learning is to challenge yourself in new and fun ways. Take a look at the following word puzzles and see how you do! The answers for each riddle are beneath their respective questions in white font. To view them, simply highlight the space with your curser to reveal the answers. Have fun!

 
 

Idiom:

Find the three words that mean the opposite of the following words to complete a common idiom.

right
low
wet
answer:
  • Left high and dry.

 

Saying:
The words in the following common phrase were taken out and replaced with synonyms. See if you can decipher the phrase.
If about beginning you are not able to become victorious, start over and begin again twice.
answer:
  • If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.

 

Unscrambling:

Unscramble the following words. Once you’ve unscrambled the first word, that will be the category. The rest of the words will be under that category.

Category is: rtsspo
nentis
cocers
ootllabf
fglo
ktblseebalb

answers: 

  • Category is: Sports
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Basketball

 

Do you have a great resource for more fun word games in your language? Share them in the comments below and we will put them on the blog!

 

Sources:

http://www.braingle.com/brainteasers/32802/idiom.html

http://www.braingle.com/brainteasers/7513/a-term.html

http://www.braingle.com/brainteasers/40730/unscrambling.html