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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/ phrase.

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Harp on :

A. To comment

B. To criticise

C. To keeep on talking

D. To keep on insulting

Correct Answer :

C. To keeep on talking


Related Questions

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To turn the tables :

A. To defeat

B. To oppose

C. To create chaos

D. To change the sorry scheme

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To keep the ball rolling :

A. To earn more and more

B. To work constantly

C. To keep the conversation going

D. To make the best use of

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You need to have something up your sleeve if the present plan does not work.

A. have some honest means

B. have some hidden sources of money

C. have a secret pocket in the sleeve

D. have an alternative plan

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To drink like a fish :

A. To drink little

B. To drink alone

C. To be a drunkard

D. To drink in the company of others

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To be in abeyance :

A. To be in trouble

B. Dual minded

C. In a fighting mood

D. Insuspense

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You will succeed if you follow my advice to the letter .

A. about writing letters

B. written in the letter

C. in every detail

D. very thoughtfully

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To set the thames on fire :

A. To do something remarkable

B. To try to do the impossible

C. To burn something to ashes

D. To fling inonical remarks

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Where discipline is concerned I put my foot down .

A. take a firm stand

B. take a light stand

C. take a heavy stand

D. take a shaky stand

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The convict claimed innocence and stood his ground in spite of the repeated accusations.

A. knelt

B. surrendered

C. kept standing

D. refused to yield

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To give chapter and verse for a thing :

A. To produce the proof of something

B. To eulogize the qualities of a thing

C. To make publicity of a thing

D. To attach artificial value to a thing

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You will succeed if you follow my advice to the letter .

A. about writing letters

B. written in the letter

C. in every detail

D. very thoughtfully

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All and sundry :

A. Greater share

B. All of a sudden

C. Completion of work

D. Everyone without distinction

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To let off steam , my friend started murmuring.

A. to release his tension

B. to show his anger

C. to show his approval

D. to show his disple

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To fight to the bitter end :

A. To fight with poison-tipped arrows

B. To fight to the last paint of enemy position

C. To die fighting

D. To carry on a contest regardless of consequences

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He made away with ten thousand rupees in the course of three months.

A. earned

B. ran away with

C. squandered

D. saved

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He is on the wrong side of seventy .

A. more than seventy years old

B. less than seventy years old

C. seventy years old

D. eighty years old

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At arm's length

A. Insult

B. Length of arm

C. At a distance

D. Very near

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For some people, writing verse is as duck takes to water .

A. like taking the duck to water

B. like bursting out suddenly

C. like dropping the duck in the water

D. like easily and naturally speaking

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He has all his ducks in a row ; he is complacent.

A. has everything ready

B. is well organised

C. always scores a zero

D. never gets confused

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To hold somebody to ransom :

A. To keep captive and demand concession

B. To humiliate somebody

C. To offer bribe

D. To blackmail and extract money

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out and out

A. slightly

B. totally

C. simply

D. merely

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To cool ones heels :

A. To rest for sometime

B. To give no importance to someone

C. To remain in a comfortable position

D. To be kept waiting for sometime

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To put one's hand to plough

A. To take up agricultural farming

B. To take a difficult task

C. To get entangled into unnecessary things

D. Take interest in technical work

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To wrangle over an asss shadow :

A. To act in a foolish way

B. To quarrel over trifles

C. To waste time on petty things

D. To do something funny

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To set the people by ears :

A. To box the people

B. To insult and disgrace the people

C. To punish heavily

D. To excite people to a quarrel

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To pull ones socks up :

A. To prepare

B. To try hard

C. To get ready

D. To depart

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To be above board .

A. To have a good height

B. To be honest in any business deal

C. Having no debts

D. To try to be beautiful

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We must work with all our might and main, otherwise we cannot succeed.

A. full force

B. complete trust

C. exceptional skill

D. full unity

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A man of straw

A. A man of no substance

B. A very active person

C. A worthy fellow

D. An unreasonable person

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To ride hell for Leather :

A. To ride with furious speed

B. To adopt flase means to succeed

C. To work hard for a small accomplishment

D. To earn money by all means