Idiom-Phrase

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Hard work pays in the long run.
Always
no
Over a period of time
yes
Indefinitely
no
Never
no
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I felt a fish out of water among the students.
Special
no
Happy
no
Proud
no
Uncomfortable
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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To bite the dust
Eat roots
no
Eat voraciously
no
Have nothing to eat
no
To be defeated
yes
None of the above
no
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The police smelt the rat behind the death of the girl.
Got very much confused
no
Identified the cause of death
no
Suspected that something is fishy
yes
Jumped to the conclusion
no
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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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To open a can of worms
To hide somebody’s secret
no
To reveal somebody’s secret
no
To release a host of unseen problems
yes
To provide food for thought
no
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To have feet of clay
To hide a good quality that a person may be possessing
no
To wear footwear made of clay
no
Fault or weakness’s in one’s character
yes
To own a clay shop
no
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