Idiom-Phrase

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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

I don’t think the law will interfere with us as we are just trying to turn an honest penny.
Make a legitimate living
yes
Make a good living
no
Have dealings in white money
no
Become more honest
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

We wanted to keep the gift as a surprise for mother but my sister gave the game away.
Lost the game
no
Gave out the secret
yes
Played badly
no
Withdrew from the game
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

The young and the old sat cheek by jowl in the large audience.
Very near
yes
Very far
no
Tongue tied
no
Irritated
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

In spite of the immense pressure exerted by the militants, the Government has decided not to give in.
Accede
no
Yield
yes
Oblige
no
Conform
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

The watchdogs were asleep when the bulls ran riot.

Behaved cleverly
no
Acted without restraint
yes
Wandered aimlessly
no
Had the best of time
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

He is so furious that he would go through fire and water to revenge himself on his foe.
Approach everybody for help
no
Avail himself of any opportunity
no
Use any conceivable method
yes
Undergo any risk
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

I did not mind what he was saying, he was only talking through his hat.
Talking nonsense
yes
Talking ignorantly
no
Talking irresponsibly
no
Talking insultingly
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

I cannot put up with your misconduct any longer.
Excuse
no
Refuse
no
Accept
no
Tolerate
yes
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

Ashish works by fits and starts.
Consistently
no
Irregularly
yes
In high spirits
no
Enthusiastically
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

He didn’t tell me directly, but reading between the lines, I think he is not happy with them.
Reading slowly and haltingly
no
Understanding the sense rather than the actual words
yes
Understanding the meaning of words and not the sense
no
Reading superficially
no
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