English: Idioms and Phrases Set 24

Important Idioms and Phrases useful for various exams like Banking, SSC CGL 2017, CPO, CHSL, RRB NTPC, High Court and other exams.

  1. Play truant
    A) to be unsuccessful
    B) to argue mindlessly
    C) to be absent from duty without permission
    D) to play cleverly in order to win
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    Option C

  2. Put in cold storage
    A) to store things to keep them fresh
    B) to close an argument
    C) to avoid a situation deliberately
    D) to keep a work pending
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    Option D

  3. Small fry
    A) an honest person
    B) an insignificant person
    C) to cook small portions of food
    D) a poor person
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    Option B

  4. Shoulder to shoulder
    A) to be in same profession
    B) to be of same height
    C) individual effort
    D) with united effort
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    Option D

  5. Shake in the shoes
    A) to lost one’s balance
    B) to die
    C) to tremble with fear
    D) to fit in a small size of shoes
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    Option C

  6. Spick and span
    A) friend and enemy
    B) good and bad
    C) neat and clean
    D) in a span of time
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    Option C

  7. Steal a march
    A) to obtain an advantage by secret means
    B) to be first in a competition
    C) to be an influential person
    D) to bribe someone in a huge amount
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    Option A

  8. Take the Bull by the horns
    A) an open challenge to an influential person
    B) to adopt the most direct but the most dangerous way
    C) enmity
    D) to kill the animals for one’s own sake
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    Option B

  9. Through thick and thin
    A) in good and bad times
    B) to be financially broke
    C) insolvent
    D) to be in a difficult situation
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    Option A

  10. Turn over a new leaf
    A) to be entirely changed for good
    B) to be entirely changed for bad
    C) to crush a leaf with the foot
    D) to turn the page of your book
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    Option A

 

 

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