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


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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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Hobsons choice :

A. Feeling of insecurity

B. Accept or leave the other

C. Feeling of strength

D. Excellent choice

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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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To strike ones colours :

A. To fight vigorously

B. To work hard

C. To surrender

D. To make a rude gesture

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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 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 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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Harp on :

A. To comment

B. To criticise

C. To keeep on talking

D. To keep on insulting

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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 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 smell a rat

A. To see signs of plague epidemic

B. To get bad small of a bad dead rat

C. To suspect foul dealings

D. To be in a bad mood

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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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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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Apple Pie Order

A. Related to dry fruit packing

B. In perfect order

C. In random order

D. Related to fruits packing

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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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To have an axe to grind.

A. a private end to serve

B. to fail to arouse interest

C. to have no result

D. to work for both sides

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To play fast and loose :

A. To beguile others

B. To be winning sometimes and losing at other times

C. To play with someones feeling

D. To play tricks

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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 drive home.

A. To find ones root

B. To return to place of rest

C. Back to original position

D. To emphasise

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To break the ice :

A. To start quarreling

B. To end the hostility

C. To start to conversation

D. To end up partnership

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Despite his initial arrogance he had to eat humble pie .

A. he had to yield under pressure

B. he maintained composure

C. he failed to protest eventually

D. he accepted the food oflfered

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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