- These tests are a check for your learning and your level with respect to the basic vocabulary skills.
- 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-25
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Tagore was a man of letters.
Of wide contacts
An excellent letter dictator
A great writer of letters
Proficient in literary art
Question 1 Explanation:
The idiom ‘Man of letters’ means: A man with high literary power. For example: Man of letters is a man of words.
She could never measure up to her parent expectation.
Reach the level
Work as hard
Assess the amount
Increase her height
Question 2 Explanation:
Measure up means: to fulfill. For example: I will measure up everybody’s expectations.
The little girl with her flawless performance stole the show.
Stole something from the show
Crept into the show
Won everybody's praise
Disappeared from the show
Question 3 Explanation:
Stole the show means: Impressed everyone. For example: Ram stole the show with his singing.
The thief was on good terms with the police.
Kept terms and conditions
Followed the rules
Agreed with them
Question 4 Explanation:
The idiom ‘Good terms’ means: was friendly. For example: He was in good terms with his neighbors.
They were offered six months rent in lieu of notice to vacate the building.
In spite of
In place of
In addition to
Question 5 Explanation:
In lieu of means: Instead of; In place of. For example: She was offered Rs. 7000 in lieu of the job.
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