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In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase printed in bold in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/ Phrase.

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He made my day by telling me how important I was to him.

A. gave me great pleasure

B. displeased me

C. spoiled my day

D. made me resentful

Correct Answer :

A. gave me great pleasure


Related Questions

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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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green thumb

A. one has a green tatto on the thumb

B. to have a natural intrest in gardening

C. one is articstic

D. ones nails are painted green

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a tight corner

A. in a difficult situation

B. in a closed room

C. in a small field

D. in a meadow

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Bed of roses

A. dull life

B. very soft bed

C. belong to

D. full of joys

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Bag and baggage

A. Without any belonging

B. All the clothing

C. With all one's belongings

D. Leave

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To pour oil in troubled water :

A. To forment trouble

B. To add to the trouble

C. To instigate

D. To calm a quarrel with sooting words

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The new manager ruled the roost to every one.

A. exercised authority

B. rushed through work

C. got paid very handsomely

D. created good impression

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To take with a grain of salt :

A. To take with some reservation

B. To take with total disbelief

C. To take whole heartedly

D. To take seriously

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At dagger's drawn

A. to be very friendly

B. to have bitter enmity

C. to be very familiar

D. to be unknown

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To hit the nail right on the head

A. To do the right thing

B. To destroy one's reputation

C. To announce one's fixed views

D. To teach someone a lesson

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He made my day by telling me how important I was to him.

A. gave me great pleasure

B. displeased me

C. spoiled my day

D. made me resentful

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To live fast :

A. To lead a life of dissipation

B. To accomplish a purpose

C. to do a task hurriedly

D. To use up ones income as fast as it comes in

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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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Be in the mire :

A. Be under dept

B. Be in love

C. Be in difficulties

D. Be uneasy

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To be at ones fingers end :

A. To be hopeless

B. To be highly perplexed

C. To be completely conversant with

D. To count things

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To make clean breast of

A. To gain prominence

B. To praise oneself

C. To confess without of reserve

D. To destroy before it blooms

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The mother always insists on keeping the house spick and span .

A. open

B. locked

C. safe

D. tid

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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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All and sundry :

A. Greater share

B. All of a sudden

C. Completion of work

D. Everyone without distinction

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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 play second fiddle

A. To be happy, cheerful and healthy

B. To reduce importance of one's senior

C. To support the role and view of another person

D. To do back seat driving

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The students found it hard to go at equal speed with the professor.

A. get away from

B. put up with

C. keep up with

D. race ag

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The man changed colours when I questioned him on the allocation of funds.

A. turned pale

B. got numbed

C. turned happy

D. get motivated

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out and out

A. slightly

B. totally

C. simply

D. merely

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To wrangle over an asss shadow :

A. To act in a foolish way

B. To do something funny

C. To quarrel over trifles

D. To quarrel over the possession of an ass

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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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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

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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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To keeps one's temper

A. To become hungry

B. To be in good mood

C. To preserve ones energy

D. To be aloof from