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Directions (1-15): In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicized/bold in the sentence. Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the given idiom/phrase:
(a) to find some reason to laugh
(d) to cut some part of an item
(b) back to original position
(c) to return to the place of rest
(c) to preserve one’s energy
Q5. Although he ran into debt, he did not stop gambling.
Q6. He went ahead and shot the elephant in order not to lose face in front of the natives.
Q7. So far as hazards of pollution are concerned, the traffic policeman bear the brunt.
(b) are exposed to the danger
(c) face the consequences
Q8. My boss is, in fact, a live wire he works for twelve hours a day.
(a) an industrious and brilliant
(c) sincere and intelligent
(d) sincere and efficient
Q9. Every opponent of Mohammad Ali has gone to the well in the contest with him so far.
(a) Talk about one’s profession
Q11. One should not turn up one’s nose at the hard life of downtrodden people.
Q12. It has been proved up to the hilt that China’s intentions are bad.
Q13. Rakesh stole the march on Sukhdev by getting the latter posted to a remote village.
(a) to aim advantage secretly
(b) to aim benefit by pleasing someone
(c) to aim benefit of superiority
(d) to aim benefit of one’s relationship
Q14. After the retirement, Mr Mehta is thinking of resting on his oars.
(a) to depend on his savings
(c) do a mild business to keep busy
Q15. We talked over the matter for an hour but without any result.