English: Idioms and Phrases Set 41

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. Stand-offish
    A) angry
    B) hilarious
    C) indifferent
    D) unmanageable
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    Option C
    Usage:
    he is an arrogant and a stand-offish person
  2. Take after
    A) follow
    B) imitate
    C) obey
    D) resemble
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    Option D
    Usage:
    Michael takes after his father
  3. Put up with
    A) excuse
    B) refuse
    C) accept
    D) tolerate
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    Option D
    Usage:
    I can no longer put up with her
  4. To roll heads
    A) to transfer
    B) to cut off heads
    C) to let people die
    D) to dismiss
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    Option A
    Usage:
    the company has decided to roll heads in the next quarter
  5. Pell mell
    A) unorganised
    B) confused
    C) suddenly
    D) timely
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    Option A
    Usage:
    everything was done pell mell as we got the order at the eleventh hour
  6. Pin prick
    A) to pick up a fight with someone
    B) troubles for a short period
    C) troubles for a long period
    D) a coward person
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    Option B
    Usage:
    we should ignore such pin pricks and get on with the job
  7. Past master
    A) an obsolete idea
    B) a retired teacher
    C) an expert
    D) unreliable
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    Option C
    Usage:
    he is a past master in cheating others
  8. Narrow circumstances
    A) difficult to understand
    B) no choice
    C) indifferent
    D) poverty
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    Option D
    Usage:
    after his father’s death, he is living in narrow circumstances
  9. Lose the day
    A) procrastinate
    B) defeated
    C) untimely
    D) limited
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    Option B
    Usage:
    my favourite football team lost the day
  10. Rank and file
    A) government officials
    B) bureaucracy
    C) lower middle class people
    D) upper class people
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    Option C
    Usage:
    the extraordinary speeches of the great orators cannot be appreciated by the rank and file

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