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

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To take people by storm :

A. To put people in utter surprise

B. To captivate them unexpectedly

C. To exploit peoples agitation

D. To bring out something sensational attracting peoples attention

Correct Answer :

B. To captivate them unexpectedly


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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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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 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 cry wolf .

A. To listen eagerly

B. To give false alarm

C. To turn pale

D. To keep off starvation

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Ins and Outs

A. full details

B. major share

C. no details

D. finally

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A critic's work is to read between the lines .

A. to comprehend the meaning

B. to appreciate the inner beauty

C. to understand the inner meaning

D. to read carefully

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Above board

A. honest and straightforward

B. a dishonest person

C. boasting person

D. a man with arrogance

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To drive home .

A. To find one's root

B. To return to place of rest

C. Back to original position

D. To emphasise

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fair and square

A. auhtorative

B. business like

C. honest

D. active

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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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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 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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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 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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played havoc

A. caused destruciton

B. caused disease

C. caused hardship

D. caused floods

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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 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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Dog in the manger :

A. An undersized bull almost the shape of a dog

B. A dog that has no kennel of its own

C. A person who puts himself in difficulties on account of other people

D. A person who prevents others from enjoying something useless to himself

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To have ones heart in ones boots :

A. To be deeply depressed

B. To be frightened

C. To get angry

D. To keep a secret

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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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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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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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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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Hobsons choice :

A. Feeling of insecurity

B. Accept or leave the other

C. Feeling of strength

D. Excellent choice

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Adolescence is a period of halcyon days.

A. hard days

B. of mental pressure

C. happy days

D. days of preparation

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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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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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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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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 hit the jackpot :

A. To gamble

B. To get an unexpected victory

C. To be wealthy

D. To make money unexpectedly