English: Idioms and Phrases Set 12

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. Phrases SBI PO Exam 20

  1. Build castles in the air
    A) waste time
    B) daydream
    C) build house
    D) work hard
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    Option B

  2. Sought after
    A) highly paid
    B) pursued by
    C) in great demand
    D) with great talent
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    Option C

  3. Pot luck dinner
    A) dinner where everybody brings something to eat
    B) dinner where everybody pays for his food
    C) dinner where only lucky contestants get to eat
    D) dinner where people eat and play games at the same time
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    Option A

  4. High handed
    A) kind
    B) prompt
    C) overbearing
    D) adept
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    Option C

  5. Sit in judgement
    A) lecture
    B) criticise
    C) speak
    D) communicate
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    Option B

  6. Pulled up
    A) assaulted
    B) dragged
    C) reprimanded
    D) cleared
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    Option C

  7. To cut teeth on
    A) to gain experience
    B) to try
    C) to sharpen wits
    D) to earn a decent salary
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    Option A

  8. Take exception to
    A) do not agree
    B) feel unhappy
    C) object
    D) feel angry
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    Option C

  9. Of all the nerve
    A) shocking
    B) exciting
    C) ill
    D) state of being nervous
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    Option A

  10. Off one’s high horse
    A) scornful
    B) sad
    C) not acting proud
    D) disheartening
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    Option C

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