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

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Hobsons choice :

A. Feeling of insecurity

B. Accept or leave the other

C. Feeling of strength

D. Excellent choice

Correct Answer :

B. Accept or leave the other


Related Questions

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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 against

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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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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 turn the tables :

A. To defeat

B. To oppose

C. To create chaos

D. To change the sorry scheme

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Once the case reached the court, the police washed their hands off it.

A. waited for a response to

B. claimed credit for

C. disassociated themselves from

D. seemed eager to continue

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We cannot depend on him for this assignment as it needs careful handling and he is like a bull in a china shop .

A. a felicitous person

B. a clumsy person

C. a tactful person

D. a no-nonsense person

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At one's fingertips

A. None of above

B. To take revenge

C. Matter of shame

D. Complete knowledge

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does not hold water

A. Cannot be belived

B. cannot be valued

C. does not fulfil the reqiurements

D. does not deserve appreciation

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We had (had) better batten down the hatches . The weather is unpredictable.

A. stay in-door

B. prepare for a difficult situation

C. go somewhere safe

D. face the obstacles

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To bring ones eggs to a bad market :

A. To face on humiliating situation

B. To bring ones commodities to a market where there is no demand for them

C. To show ones talents before audience which is incapable of appreciating them

D. To fail in ones plans because one goes to the wrong people for help

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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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At the spur of the moment

A. Great Moment

B. Without Delay

C. Very Slow

D. Difficult Moment

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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 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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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 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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A critic's work is to read between the lines .

A. to comprehend the meaning

B. to appreciate the inner beauty

C. to understand the inner meaning

D. to read carefully

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To take people by storm :

A. To put people in utter surprise

B. To captivate them unexpectedly

C. To exploit peoples agitation

D. To bring out something sensational attracting peoples attention

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To bear the palm :

A. To win

B. To accept a challenge

C. To accept defeat

D. To endure something

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Swan-song :

A. Music as sweet as a song of birds

B. A melodious song in praise of someone

C. Praise of a woman by her lover

D. Last work of a poet or musician before death

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A black sheep

A. An unlucky person

B. A lucky person

C. An ugly person

D. None of these

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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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To have brush with :

A. To start painting

B. To have good and pleasing terms

C. To be impressed

D. To have a slight encounter

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She wanted to go hitch-hiking but her mother put her foot down and now she's going by bus.

A. took a firm stand

B. expressed her displeasure

C. scolded her badly

D. got irritated

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Once the case reached the court, the police washed their hands off it .

A. waited for a response to

B. claimed credit for

C. disassociated themselves from

D. seemed eager to continue

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To give a false colouring :

A. To misrepresent

B. To submit the false report

C. To be dishonest

D. To conceal the facts

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To be above board

A. To have a good height

B. To be honest in any business deal

C. They have no debts

D. To try to be beautiful

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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 split hours :

A. To sidetrack the issue

B. To quarrel over trifles

C. To indulge in over-refined arguments

D. To find faults with other