Idiom-Phrase

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

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

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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He gives himself the airs of a rich man.
Enjoys being
no
Tries to hide the fact that he is
no
Pretends to be
yes
Boasts over the fact that he is
no
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The proposals were hanging like Damocles’ Sword over our heads.
To immediately work very hard and successfully at a new activity.
no
To become too excited and eager about something.
no
An impending but uncertain danger.
yes
Something that you say in order to emphasize that you agree with what someone has just said.
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

After his business failed, he had to work very hard to keep the wolf from the door.
Defend from enemies
no
Keep away extreme poverty
yes
Earn an honest living
no
Regain his lost position
no
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We must husband our resources against hard times.
Concede
no
Save
yes
Support
no
Sing
no
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The newly elected Chief Minister has promised to bring about changes in the state.
Cause to happen
yes
Produce
no
Make
no
Cam
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

The mention of her former husband’s name still makes Shaifali foam at the mouth.
Fall sick
no
Angry
yes
Vomit
no
Shy
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of following Idiom/Phrase.

To throw dust in one’s eyes.
To deceive
yes
To show false things
no
To make blind
no
To harm someone
no
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