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

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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

Correct Answer :

C. To be a drunkard


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The sailors nailed their colours to their mast.

A. put up a colourful mast

B. refused to climb down

C. took over the ship

D. decided to abandon the ship

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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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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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fair and square

A. auhtorative

B. business like

C. honest

D. active

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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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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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To drive home

A. To find one's roots

B. To return to place of rest

C. Back to original position

D. To emphasise

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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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A tall order :

A. A task difficult to perform

B. A bid problem

C. A royal summon

D. A big demand

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At one's wit's end

A. Clear Up

B. Perplexed

C. Explain

D. Enlighten

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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 show the white feather :

A. To show signs to cowardice

B. To seek peace

C. To show arrogance

D. To become polite

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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

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To give a rap on the knuckles :

A. To eulogise

B. To chatise

C. To condemn

D. To rebuke

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To give/get the bird :

A. To get the awaited

B. To have good luck

C. To send away

D. To get the impossible

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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 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 turn over a new leaf :

A. To change completely ones course of action

B. To shift attention to new problems

C. To cover up ones faults by wearing new marks

D. To change the old habits and adopt new ones

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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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To cut the gordian knot :

A. To solve a difficult problem

B. To be victorious

C. To break ties with someone

D. To defeat to powerful person

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To cast pearls before a swine :

A. To offer some a thing which he cannot appreciate

B. To bring something good before the eyes of a greedy person

C. To spend racklessly on a useless fellow

D. To indulge in fruitless endeavours

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To mind ones Ps and Qs :

A. To be cautious

B. To be accurate and precise

C. To be careful of ones accounts

D. To be careful of ones personality

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The pros and cons :

A. For and aginst a thing

B. Foul and fair

C. Good and evil

D. Former and latter

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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 agog :

A. Everybody

B. All ready

C. Restless

D. Almighty

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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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As fit as a fiddle

A. Looks fit but not fit actaully

B. Recovering from illness

C. Very weak

D. None of above

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At daggers drawn

A. at enmity

B. to be puzzled

C. at friendship

D. real cause

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To take umbrage :

A. To feel depressed

B. To be offended

C. To be satisfied

D. To be pleased