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- Directions for individual questionsEach question has a sentence that uses an idiom or phrase. You need to identify the apt meaning of the idiom/phrase from the given options.
Idioms and Phrases: Test-16
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He is as hard as nail, never moved by anything.
Question 1 Explanation:
The idiom ‘as hard as nails’, means to have no feelings or sympathy for other people. For example: She'll be good in business - she's as hard as nails.
I will do the work if I am allowed a free hand in the choice of materials.
an expense account
to employ men to work
Question 2 Explanation:
The phrase, ‘a free hand’, means characterized by or resulting from liberty. For example: Give a man a free hand and he'll try to put it all over you.
In black and white
in full swing
Question 3 Explanation:
The idiom in black and white means in writing or printing (official). For example: The students presented a complaint in black and white against the teacher.
To get wind:
come to know
Question 4 Explanation:
The idiom, ‘get wind of something’ means to learn of something which was intended to be kept as a secret. For example: His mother got wind that he was taking drugs.
low blood pressure
feeling of love
feeling of hatred
high blood pressure
Question 5 Explanation:
The idiom, ‘bad blood’ means a strong feeling of hatred and enmity. A sentence example is: There is bad blood between the two communities in the same state.
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