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IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 10

IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 10

In each of the following questions, an idiomatic expression/a proverb has been given, followed by some alternatives. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/proverb.

 

  1. Hard-pressed

(1)  Bewildered

(2) Insulted

(3) Hard discipline

(4) In difficulties

Ans:- (4) In difficulties

  1. To pull strings

(1) To be hopeless

(2) To be highly perplexed

(3) To be completely conversant with

(4) To count things

Ans:- (3) To be completely conversant with

  1. To pull strings

(1) To exert hidden influence

(2) To tease someone

(3) To speed up

(4) To start something

Ans:- (1) To exert hidden influence

  1. A green horn

(1) An envious lady

(2) A trainee

(3) An inexperienced man

(4) A soft-hearted man

Ans:- (3) An inexperienced man

  1. To be old as the hills

(1) To be very ancient

(2) To be wise and learned

(3) To be old but foolish

(4) Not being worth the age

Ans:- (1) To be very ancient

  1. To look sharp

(1) To concentrate

(2) To speak roughly

(3) To be attentive and active

(4) To be quick

Ans:- (4) To be quick

  1. To show one’s teeth

(1) To ridicule

(2) To face difficulties

(3) To adopt a threatening attitude

(4) To be humble

Ans:- (3) To adopt a threatening attitude

  1. To pour oil in troubled water

(1) To foment trouble

(2) To add to the trouble

(3) To instigate

(4) To calm a quarrel with soothing

Ans:- (4) To calm a quarrel with soothing

  1. To play on a fiddle

(1) To play upon a musical instrument

(2) To play an important role

(3) To be busy over trifles

(4) To be busy over important matter

Ans:- (3) To be busy over trifles

  1. To mind one’s P’s and Q’s

(1) To be cautious

(2) To be accurate and precise

(3) To be careful of one’s accounts

(4) To be careful of one’s personality

Ans:- (2) To be accurate and precise

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