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In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the idiom / phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom / phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

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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

Correct Answer :

B. put up with


THe idiom go at equal speed means to go neck-to-neck and put up with the teacher.

Related Questions

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no love lost between

A. forming a group

B. have a good understanding

C. not on good terms

D. stop loving

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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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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 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 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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Ins and Outs

A. full details

B. major share

C. no details

D. finally

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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 pull strings :

A. To exert hidden influence

B. To tease someone

C. To speed up

D. To start something

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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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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 oil the knocker :

A. To instigate a person to do a job

B. To do a work with increased pace

C. To tip the office-boy

D. To revive old enmity

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At one's wit's end

A. Clear Up

B. Perplexed

C. Explain

D. Enlighten

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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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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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With great difficulty, he was able to carve out a niche for himself.

A. became a sculptor

B. did the best he could do

C. destroyed his career

D. developed a specific position for himself

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All and Sundry

A. only rich person

B. together

C. selected people

D. Everybody without distinction

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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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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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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 beg the question

A. To refer to

B. To take for granted

C. To raise objections

D. To be discussed

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For this act of indifference he will be taken to task by the authority.

A. he will get an offical reprimand from the authority.

B. he will be rewarded by the authority.

C. he will tender his resignation to the authority.

D. he will be entrusted with an official job.

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A bakers dozen :

A. Twelve

B. Charity

C. Thirteen

D. Allowance

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Above board

A. honest and straightforward

B. a dishonest person

C. boasting person

D. a man with arrogance

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To take a leaf out of somebodys book :

A. To take him as a model

B. To steal something valuable

C. To follow the dictates of someone

D. To conform to others standard

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To pay off old scores :

A. To have ones revenge

B. To settle a dispute

C. To repay the old loan

D. None of these

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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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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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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 take the wind out of anothers sails :

A. To manouevre ot mislead another on the high seas

B. To cause harm to another

C. To defeat the motives of another

D. To anticipate another and to gain advantage over him

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To bear the palm :

A. To win

B. To accept a challenge

C. To accept defeat

D. To endure something