When someone mixes up a cliché or an idiom, it's called a malapropism. Fans of NCIS, however, know them as Ziva-isms...
A former Mossad agent, Ziva first appeared in Season 3, and ever since, has amused her team with her ability to mangle American colloquialisms. Take this quiz on Ziva's greatest misses and see if you have a better grip on all the familiar, yet curious phrases spoken in America.
Look on the bright side: at least you're a nice person. When it came to the quiz, however, you may have bitten off more than you can chew. Buckle down, mind your p's and q's, and try the quiz again. A journey of 1,000 miles begins with the first step.
You're smarter than the average bear, but you're not exactly a rocket scientist either. But hey, no use crying over spilled milk. Lick your wounds, keep your nose to the grindstone and try again. Remember: it's not whether you win or lose; it's how you play the game.
Wow, you really gave 110% on that one. It's a dog eat dog world out there, but you made look as easy as taking candy from a baby. We gave you a run for your money but you definitely earned your wings.