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Be a part of this revised study plan, visit SSCADDA website regularly to add up each day effort in your practice. SSC CGL and CPO Exam dates can surprise you anytime soon. It is time to knuckle down to get your dream job, Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 English Idioms and Phrases Questions and Solutions to make your practice effective. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.
Directions (1-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Q1. To draw the longbow
To draw the longbow: to lie; to exaggerate.
Q2. All agog
All agog: Amazed or impressed.
Q3. Not to mince matters
Not to mince matters: to speak frankly.
Q4. Ended in a fiasco
Ended in a fiasco: to end with a failure.
Q5. Sow wild oats
Sow wild oats: To engage in rebelliousness or promiscuity.
Q6. Live from hand to mouth
Live from hand to mouth: to having only enough money to provide food and shelter to oneself.
Q7. To face the music
To face the music: be confronted with the unpleasant consequences of one’s actions.
Q8. Adam’s ale
Q9. To steal a march
To steal a march: to get an advantage over the person or anything by acting before they do.
Q10. In a jiffy
In a jiffy: very fast and very soon.
Q11. Herculean task
Herculean task: extremely difficult task; an almost impossible undertaking.
Q12. On tenterhooks
On tenterhooks: in a state of suspense or agitation because of uncertainty about a future event.
Q13. The thin end of the wedge
The thin end of the wedge: an action or procedure of little importance that is likely to lead to more serious developments.
Q14. To accept the gauntlet
To accept the gauntlet: To accept or attempt a challenge or invitation.
Q15. Rise like a phoenix
Rise like a phoenix: become successful or powerful again after defeat or destruction.
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