English: Idioms and Phrases Set 26

Important Idioms and Phrases useful for various exams like Banking, SSC CGL 2017, CPO, CHSL, RRB NTPC, High Court and other exams.
Though the topic Idioms and Phrases is asked in SSC and related exams, but it is important for other exams as well as a part of general English

  1. Man of parts
    A) man of qualities
    B) man who lies often
    C) honest man
    D) knowledge man
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    Option A

  2. Mince matters
    A) to restrain one’s language
    B) to confuse one matter with another
    C) to set an agenda
    D) to discuss matter
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    Option A

  3. Look through coloured glasses
    A) to have coloured lenses in eyes
    B) to look something with awe
    C) to see with different or wrong views
    D) to foresee a particular situation
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    Option B

  4. Wet blanket
    A) one who spoils the enjoyment
    B) one who cries over small things
    C) a timid person
    D) a credulous person
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    Option A

  5. Windfall
    A) sudden gain received unexpectedly
    B) free fall in air
    C) sudden fall experienced unexpectedly
    D) to give away one’s secrets
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    Option A

  6. Assume airs
    A) to pretend superiority
    B) to pretend dumbness
    C) to make assumptions
    D) to assume charge of a higher position
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    Option A

  7. Backstairs influence
    A) proper influence
    B) improper and private influence
    C) people working behind curtains
    D) common people
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    Option B

  8. Bandy words
    A) to speak in a roundabout manner
    B) to argue
    C) to not speak at all
    D) to speak too much
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    Option B

  9. Get wind of
    A) to assume superiority
    B) to be ruined
    C) to know the secret
    D) to let the air come in
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    Option C

  10. Get the better of
    A) to become a better person
    B) to get a better deal
    C) to overcome
    D) multiple choices
    View Answer
    Option C

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