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

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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

Correct Answer :

C. To indulge in over-refined arguments


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To be old as the hills :

A. To be very ancient

B. To be wise tand learned

C. To be old but foolish

D. Not being worth the age

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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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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 talk through ones hat :

A. To speak fluently

B. To talk nonsense

C. To talk wisdom

D. To speak at random

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The convict claimed innocence and stood his ground in spite of the repeated accusations.

A. knelt

B. surrendered

C. kept standing

D. refused to yield

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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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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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To speak daggers :

A. To abuse someone

B. To indulge in varacious talks

C. To speak to a person with hostility

D. None of these

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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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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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does not hold water

A. Cannot be belived

B. cannot be valued

C. does not fulfil the reqiurements

D. does not deserve appreciation

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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 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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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 end in smoke

A. To make completely understand

B. To ruin oneself

C. To excite great applause

D. To overcome someone

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To read between the lines :

A. To concentrate

B. To read carefully

C. To suspect

D. To grasp the hidden meaning

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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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The convict claimed innocence and stood his ground in spite of the repeated accusations.

A. knelt

B. surrendered

C. kept standing

D. refused to yield

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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 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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All and Sundry

A. only rich person

B. together

C. selected people

D. Everybody without distinction

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A bakers dozen :

A. Twelve

B. Charity

C. Thirteen

D. Allowance

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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 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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Where discipline is concerned I put my foot down .

A. take a firm stand

B. take a light stand

C. take a heavy stand

D. take a shaky stand

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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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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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Harp on :

A. To comment

B. To criticise

C. To keeep on talking

D. To keep on insulting

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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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green thumb

A. one has a green tatto on the thumb

B. to have a natural intrest in gardening

C. one is articstic

D. ones nails are painted green