Idiom-Phrase

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

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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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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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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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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To cut one short.
To insult one
no
To criticize one
no
To interrupt one
yes
To love one
no
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As soon as the police arrived, the bank robbers showed the white flag.
Surrendered
yes
Ran away
no
Were incensed
no
Calmly left the scene
no
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Many politicians in India are not fit to hold a candle to Mahatma Gandhi.
Superior
no
Equal
no
Inferior
yes
Indifferent
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of following Idiom/Phrase.

To call it a day
To conclude proceedings
no
To initiate proceedings
no
To work through the day
no
None of the above
yes
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