Idiom-Phrase

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

There is no gainsaying the fact that the country is in difficulties.
Ignoring
no
Hiding
no
Forgetting
no
Denying
yes
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To strike oil
To have found an oil well
no
To have lucky success
yes
To have a close escape
no
To be unsuccessful
no
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Wink at
To tease somebody
no
To like someone
no
To pretend not to see
yes
To stare at
no
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We got into hot water just because the accountant divulged our secrets.
Fail in one’s efforts
no
Land in trouble
yes
Take the help of
no
Come to nothing
no
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I will carry out your orders to the letter.
In writing
no
Literally and strictly
yes
Forever
no
Certainly
no
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He gave vent to his pleasure with a smile.
Enjoyed
no
Shared
no
Allowed
no
Expressed
yes
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If you read between the lines, you will appreciate what he writes.
Can read a lot quicker
no
Know what the writer thinks
yes
Can read and write in the language
no
Can read leaving lines in between
no
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He is a cut above all the other boys in the group.
More active than
no
A little rougher than
no
Rather superior to
yes
Quite taller than
no
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Life is an event of give and take.

Adjustment
yes
Make believe
no
Always
no
Giving
no
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We visit the shopping mall off and on.
Up and about
no
Often
yes
Really and truly
no
Once upon a time
no
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