- 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-26
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To add fuel to the fire
To make matters bright
To cause additional anger
To bring matters to a conclusion
To start a revolt
Question 1 Explanation:
The idiom add fuel to the fire means: To cause additional anger or to add to misunderstanding between to people. For example: People always enjoy adding fuel to the fire and increasing misunderstandings.
wear and tear
A brand name
Lot of sorrow
Question 2 Explanation:
The idiom wear and tear means: The damage which things have after being used specially machines For example: Profits have has been good even if we include wear and tear.
Most parents find it difficult to make both ends meet because of inflation.
To lead a lavish life
To live within one's income
To live a miserly life
To lead an active life
Question 3 Explanation:
The idiom 'to make both ends meet’ means: To earn just enough to survive. For example: He works hard but finds it difficult to make both ends meet.
The two famous writers crossed swords with each other on every issue.
Crossed the road on meeting
Took different routes
Question 4 Explanation:
The idiom 'Cross swords' means: To fight with someone. For example: The brothers always crossed swords with each other.
The traffic came to a standstill after the heavy down pour of rain.
Question 5 Explanation:
The idiom stand still means: Halt: Complete halt of something due to a problematic situation For example: The floods brought whole of Mumbai to standstill
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