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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

Correct Answer :

B. To be in good mood


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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 pick holes

A. To find some reason to quarrel

B. To destroy something

C. To criticise someone

D. To cut some part of an item

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To take with a grain of salt :

A. To take with some reservation

B. To take with total disbelief

C. To take whole heartedly

D. To take seriously

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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 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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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 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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At dagger's drawn

A. to be very friendly

B. to have bitter enmity

C. to be very familiar

D. to be unknown

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All and sundry :

A. Greater share

B. All of a sudden

C. Completion of work

D. Everyone without distinction

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At daggers drawn

A. at enmity

B. to be puzzled

C. at friendship

D. real cause

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By leaps and bounds

A. aimlessly

B. very fast

C. very slow

D. in details

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To hit the jackpot :

A. To gamble

B. To get an unexpected victory

C. To be wealthy

D. To make money unexpectedly

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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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I tried to feel his pulse on the issue, but in vain.

A. find his views

B. enlighten him

C. argue with him

D. guide him

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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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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 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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A fools errand :

A. A blunder

B. An impossible task

C. A useless undertaking

D. None of these

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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 make clean breast of

A. To gain prominence

B. To praise oneself

C. To confess without of reserve

D. To destroy before it blooms

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A man of straw

A. A man of no substance

B. A very active person

C. A worthy fellow

D. An unreasonable person

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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

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a tight corner

A. in a difficult situation

B. in a closed room

C. in a small field

D. in a meadow

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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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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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To let off steam , my friend started murmuring.

A. to release his tension

B. to show his anger

C. to show his approval

D. to show his disple

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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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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 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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played havoc

A. caused destruciton

B. caused disease

C. caused hardship

D. caused floods