English: Idioms and Phrases Set 9

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. Bark up wrong tree
    A) to scold a person
    B) to criticize someone heavily
    C) to do wrong things
    D) to plant tree which does not bear fruits
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    Option C

  2. Beat a hasty retreat
    A) to sign a deal in haste
    B) beat a person
    C) to run away hurriedly
    D) to be finished
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    Option C

  3. Blow a fuse
    A) lights off
    B) to be excited over an achievement
    C) become angry
    D) become sad
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    Option C

  4. Bee’s knees
    A) to be bitten by a bee
    B) exceptionally good
    C) tired and exhausted
    D) barely adequate
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    Option B

  5. Back to the wall
    A) back to original condition
    B) to be strong
    C) to be seriously ill
    D) in a serious difficulty
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    Option D

  6. Between jobs
    A) to be unemployed
    B) to be confused
    C) to be happy
    D) to have more than one job at hand
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    Option A

  7. Bite the dust
    A) to get angry
    B) to fall on ground
    C) to eat unhealthy food
    D) to be defeated
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    Option D

  8. Buy a lemon
    A) buy lemons from market
    B) buy something costly
    C) buy something cheap
    D) buy something worthless
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    Option D

  9. Call it a day
    A) important day
    B) a holiday
    C) to finish work
    D) to go on a strike
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    Option C

  10. Sit on a fence
    A) to sit on a chair
    B) to avoid taking sides in a discussion
    C) to enjoy benefits
    D) to be in a difficult situation
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    Option B

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    7/10 this tym it can come in SBI mains , thanx sir

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