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

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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

Correct Answer :

C. To send away


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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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At one's fingertips

A. None of above

B. To take revenge

C. Matter of shame

D. Complete knowledge

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To flog a dead horse :

A. To act in a foolish way

B. To waste ones efforts

C. To revive interest in an old subject

D. To revive old memories

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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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My sincere advice to my maidservant fell on stony ground .

A. was counter productive

B. had a strong impact

C. made on stubborn

D. had little success

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It is difficult to have a sensible discussion with her as she flies off at a tangent.

A. gets carried away

B. starts discussing something irrelevant

C. loses her temper easily

D. does not really understand anything

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By leaps and bounds

A. aimlessly

B. very fast

C. very slow

D. in details

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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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At the spur of the moment

A. Great Moment

B. Without Delay

C. Very Slow

D. Difficult Moment

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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

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To cry wolf .

A. To listen eagerly

B. To give false alarm

C. To turn pale

D. To keep off starvation

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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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To worship the rising sun :

A. To honour a man who is coming into office

B. To honour to promising people

C. To indulge in flattery

D. To welcome the coming events

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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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To cry wolf

A. To listen eagerly

B. To give false alarm

C. To turn pale

D. To keep off starvation

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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 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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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 turn the tables :

A. To defeat

B. To oppose

C. To create chaos

D. To change the sorry scheme

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To plough the sands :

A. To work hard to achieve ones aim

B. To afford hope or ground for expecting a good result

C. To busy oneself in a way which cannot lead to any profitable result

D. To advance ones position in life

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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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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 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 set one's face against

A. To oppose with determination

B. To judge by appearence

C. To get out of difficulty

D. To look at one steadily

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To snap ones fingers :

A. To speak abruptly

B. To accept immediately

C. To grasp eagerly

D. To become contemptuous of

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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 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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At logger heads

A. In difficulty

B. to be at strife

C. None of above

D. very happy together

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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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To cast pearls before a swine :

A. To spend recklessly

B. To spend a lot of money on the unkeep of domestic hogs

C. To waste monkey over trifles

D. To offer to a person a thing which he cannot appreciate