English: Idioms and Phrases Set 45

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. Flip the bird
    A) to raise your middle finger at someone
    B) to change the situation to your favour
    C) to look at another perspective
    D) to hide the truth
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    Option A
    Michael just flipped him the bird.
  2. Foot the bill
    A) lessen the bill
    B) bear expenses
    C) divide the bill
    D) to raise objection
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    Option B
    His parents can’t afford to foot the bill for his college education.
  3. Fire and brimstone
    A) an angry person
    B) a strong person
    C) burnt meal
    D) threatening punishment
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    Option D
    The preacher’s sermon was full of fire and brimstone.
  4. Dog days of summer
    A) summer holidays
    B) hottest days of summer
    C) longest day of summer
    D) unfavourable days
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    Option B
    I’m roasting – I suppose we should expect that on the dog days of summer.
  5. Dead Ringer
    A) a duplicate
    B) a dead person
    C) indifferent
    D) careless
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    Option A
    Our waiter was a dead ringer for Humphrey Bogart.
  6. Cup of joe
    A) cup of tea
    B) out of hand
    C) cup of coffee
    D) adorable
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    Option C
    I can’t even function in the morning until I’ve had my first cup of joe.
  7. Break a leg
    A) to get hurt
    B) good luck
    C) nightmare
    D) outstanding
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    Option B
    “Break a leg!” shouted the stage manager to the heroine.
  8. Bend over backwards
    A) to make every efforts
    B) to exhibit one’s abilities
    C) to be proud
    D) to be out of money
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    Option A
    We have bent over backwards to ensure a fair trial for the defendants.
  9. A chip on your shoulder-
    A) a secret
    B) insignificant trifle
    C) an unsolvable problem
    D) upset for something happened in past
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    Option D
    I had a dirty great chip on my shoulder. I thought everybody was against me.
  10. Full monty
    A) drunkard
    B) the whole thing
    C) to ridicule
    D) upset
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    Option B
    Their wedding was magnificent, with a champagne reception, three-course dinner and a band – the full monty.

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