Idiom-Phrase

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

We wanted to keep the gift as a surprise for mother but my sister gave the game away.
Lost the game
no
Gave out the secret
yes
Played badly
no
Withdrew from the game
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

The watchdogs were asleep when the bulls ran riot.

Behaved cleverly
no
Acted without restraint
yes
Wandered aimlessly
no
Had the best of time
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

We must husband our resources against hard times.
Concede
no
Save
yes
Support
no
Sing
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of following Idiom/Phrase.

To face the music
To enjoy a musical recital
no
To bear the consequences
yes
To live in a pleasant atmosphere
no
To have a difficult time
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

He is putting the cart before the horse by purchasing furniture before buying a house.
Doing a thing in the wrong way
yes
Doing a thing in the right way
no
Committing a great crime
no
Doing things meticulously
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of following Idiom/Phrase.

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

That fellow trumped up a story.
Concocted
yes
Copied
no
Translated
no
Sang with the music of a trumpet
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of underlined Idiom/Phrase.

Though he is not a scholar, he wins arguments because has the gift of the gab.
A lot of money
no
A good memory
no
A talent for speaking
yes
Spiritual power
no
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of following Idiom/Phrase.

On the cards
Impossible
no
Shocking
no
Evident
no
Anticipated
yes
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Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of following Idiom/Phrase.

off and on
Never
no
Always
no
Occasionally
yes
Repeatedly
no
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