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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-24
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Unless you grease his palms he will not do your work.
talk to him
Question 1 Explanation:
The idiom ‘grease somebody's palm’ means to bribe someone.
You can easily overcome this situation if you keep your head.
keep faith in
trust the others
Question 2 Explanation:
The idiom, ‘keep your head/keep a clear head’ means to keep calm and compose during bad situations.
All at sea
Question 3 Explanation:
The idiom ‘all at sea’ means in a completely confused state. For example: The Indian boy was all at sea when he visited Japan.
To hit below the belt
to tie with a belt
to hit with a belt
to attack unfairly
Question 4 Explanation:
The idiom ‘to hit below the belt’ means attacking someone in an unfair manner. For example: Tom hit John below the belt by blaming him for all the loss, because John was absent at the spot.
At one's beck and call
to attend a call
to be helped by someone
to be useful to someone
to be dominated by someone
Question 5 Explanation:
The idiom, ‘at somebody's beck and call’ means: always at the service of someone. For example: Don't expect your mother at your beck and call.
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