English: Idioms and Phrases Set 8

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. Sound like a broken record
    A) breaking records
    B) sound excited
    C) sound sad
    D) saying things again and again
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      <strong> Option D
    </strong>
  2. In the nick of time
    A) doing something in minimum time
    B) at the very last moment
    C) earliest
    D) powerful
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     <strong> Option B
    </strong>
  3. A fine kettle of fish
    A) fine activity
    B) situation that is satisfactory
    C) situation that is not satisfactory
    D) a large kettle
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     <strong> Option C
    </strong>
  4. As the crow flies
    A) black in colour
    B) at great height
    C) happy and cheerful
    D) the most direct way
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     <strong> Option D
    </strong>
  5. All fingers and thumb
    A) clumsy and awkward
    B) including all
    C) unity
    D) one who plans trees
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     <strong> Option A
    </strong>
  6. Act up
    A) anxious
    B) horrified
    C) misbehave
    D) cheerful
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     <strong> Option C
    </strong>
  7. All in
    A) including everyone
    B) tired
    C) excluding some
    D) important
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     <strong> Option B
    </strong>
  8. Arm and a leg
    A) tired
    B) a lot of money
    C) physically hurt
    D) in synchronisation
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     <strong> Option B
    </strong>
  9. A dime a dozen
    A) a lot of things
    B) of little value
    C) something valuable
    D) dozen quantity of something
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     <strong> Option B
    </strong>
  10. As hard as nails
    A) emotionless
    B) hard to bend
    C) hard to open
    D) physically fit
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     <strong> Option D
    </strong>

 

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