Idiom-Phrase

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

To take to heart
To be encouraged
no
To grieve over
yes
To like
no
To hate
no
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His investments helped him make a killing in the stock market.
Lose money quickly
no
Plan a murder quickly
no
Murder someone quickly
no
Make money quickly
yes
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On the issue of marriage, Pooja put her foot down.
Stood up
no
Was firm
yes
Got down
no
Walked fast
no
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The police looked all over for him but drew a blank.
Did not find him
yes
Put him in prison
no
Arrested him
no
Took him to court
no
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Kapil is very calculative and always has an axe to grind.
Has no result
no
Works for both sides
yes
Has a private agenda
no
Fails to arouse interest
no
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Stick by
To adhere closely
yes
Stand by someone
no
To paste
no
To pass by
no
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To feather one's nest
To build one's house
no
To enrich oneself when opportunity knocks
yes
To harbour ill-feelings
no
To acquire something in abundance
no
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To get one's back up
To become irritated
yes
To sit straight
no
To act proud
no
To give support
no
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Fling away
To have an affair
no
To flare up
no
To throw aside violently
yes
To swing
no
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Manoj is highly qualified for the job but his indecisiveness will be his Achilles’ heel.
Downfall
no
Vulnerable point
yes
Main setback
no
Strength
no
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