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

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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

Correct Answer :

B. To talk nonsense


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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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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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Will o the wisp :

A. Anything which eludes or deceives

B. To act in a childish way

C. To act in a foolish way

D. To have desires unbacked by efforts

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To keep the ball rolling :

A. To earn more and more

B. To work constantly

C. To keep the conversation going

D. To make the best use of

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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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She wanted to go hitch-hiking but her mother put her foot down and now she's going by bus.

A. took a firm stand

B. expressed her displeasure

C. scolded her badly

D. got irritated

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At arm's length

A. Insult

B. Length of arm

C. At a distance

D. Very near

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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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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 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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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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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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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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played havoc

A. caused destruciton

B. caused disease

C. caused hardship

D. caused floods

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To give a false colouring :

A. To misrepresent

B. To submit the false report

C. To be dishonest

D. To conceal the facts

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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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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 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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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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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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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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The students of that group have assured their project guide that they will all work against the clock .

A. work while keeping patience

B. work with vigour to finish in limited time

C. work with enthusiasm

D. work hard to go against the time

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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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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 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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An apple of discord

A. cause of happiness

B. cause of quarrel

C. cause of wealth

D. cause of illness

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To change colour :

A. To change appearance

B. To shift allegiance to

C. To favour the wrong person

D. None of these

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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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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 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