Idiom-Phrase

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

I don’t think the law will interfere with us as we are just trying to turn an honest penny.
Make a legitimate living
yes
Make a good living
no
Have dealings in white money
no
Become more honest
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

The young and the old sat cheek by jowl in the large audience.
Very near
yes
Very far
no
Tongue tied
no
Irritated
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

He is so furious that he would go through fire and water to revenge himself on his foe.
Approach everybody for help
no
Avail himself of any opportunity
no
Use any conceivable method
yes
Undergo any risk
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

I did not mind what he was saying, he was only talking through his hat.
Talking nonsense
yes
Talking ignorantly
no
Talking irresponsibly
no
Talking insultingly
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

I cannot put up with your misconduct any longer.
Excuse
no
Refuse
no
Accept
no
Tolerate
yes
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Ashish works by fits and starts.
Consistently
no
Irregularly
yes
In high spirits
no
Enthusiastically
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

He didn’t tell me directly, but reading between the lines, I think he is not happy with them.
Reading slowly and haltingly
no
Understanding the sense rather than the actual words
yes
Understanding the meaning of words and not the sense
no
Reading superficially
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of following Idiom/Phrase.

Casting pearls before swine.
Speaking nice words and convincing them
no
Offering good things to undeserving people
yes
Uplifting the needy for their welfare
no
Doing worthwhile things to unknown people
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

She must be paying through the nose for the face lift.
Paying less than necessary
no
Paying too much
yes
Paying the right amount
no
Paying reluctantly
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of following Idiom/Phrase.

To put up with
To accommodate
no
To adjust
no
To understand
no
To tolerate
yes
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