English: Idioms and Phrases Set 5

Important Idioms and Phrases useful for various exams like Banking, SSC CGL, CPO, CHSL, RRB NTPC, High Court and other exams. Important Idioms SSC CGL 2017 Exam.
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. Armchair critic
    A) someone who gives advice based on theory
    B) someone who gives advice based on practical
    C) someone who criticises everything done by others
    D) someone who is paralysed
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    Option A

  2. Asleep at the wheel
    A) not sufficiently attentive
    B) sleep uncomfortably
    C) very tired
    D) sleep early at night
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    Option A

  3. Carry one’s cross
    A) to cross road carefully
    B) to do cross training
    C) to carry one’s things
    D) to endure one’s difficulties
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    Option D

  4. Go nuts
    A) go on a nut diet
    B) become completely foolish
    C) to be ecstatic
    D) overexcited
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    Option B

  5. Neck and neck
    A) to be similar
    B) twin siblings
    C) to be equal or nearly equal
    D) difficult competition
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    Option C

  6. Pick a lock
    A) to lock a room
    B) to fight physically
    C) to argue
    D) to open lock without key
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    Option D

  7. Wax and wane
    A) to be happy and sad
    B) to come and go
    C) to increase and decrease
    D) to be friendly and unfriendly
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    Option C

  8. Cut to the bone
    A) to reduce something severely
    B) hurt physically
    C) first degree burns
    D) tough competition
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    Option A

  9. Over the moon
    A) to land at moon
    B) very happy
    C) lost
    D) beyond expectations
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    Option B

  10. Blaze a trail
    A) to follow someone
    B) to light a trail
    C) to develop a new area of study
    D) to develop a new interest
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    Option C


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8 Thoughts to “English: Idioms and Phrases Set 5”

  1. sachin shukla Banker of 2017

    6/10 ty

  2. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)


  3. jaga

    thank u mam :).

  4. Trisha

    @surajskt:disqus covering CA till 20th may will be enough for sbi po?

    1. Suraj

      try to cover till 25 or at least 23 may

      1. Trisha

        ok, so till today will be more than enough, i guess..

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