In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the idiom / phrase and bold italicised in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom / phrase.

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

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".