Idiom-Phrase

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

To keep up one’s appearances
To make public appearances now and then
no
To maintain one’s looks and appearance
no
To keep up an outward show of prosperity
yes
To make it appear that one is not concerned
no
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To take to one’s heel
To run away
yes
To walk slowly
no
To hop and jump
no
To march forward
no
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A stiff upper lip
To be a strict disciplinarian
no
To keep a secret
no
A sign of illness
no
Attitude of endurance in times of adversity
yes
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The Cauvery water issue led to apple of discord between the two Governments.
Cause of anger
no
Cause of quarrel
no
Cause of hatred
no
Cause of animosity
yes
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The construction remains unfinished and the workers have let the grass grow under their feet.
Grown grass all over the lawn
no
Demanded more benefits
no
Gone on a tour
no
Delayed doing the work
yes
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Hobson’s choice
To have a limited choice
no
To have too many options
no
To have ample choice
no
To have no real choice at all
yes
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To bring down the house
Gained an advantage
no
Created a chaotic situation
no
Called forth loud applause and general appreciation
yes
Trampled the house
no
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