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SSC CGL Tier 2 English Idioms and Phrases: 18th July

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SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 2 is to be conducted from 11 to 13 September 2019. With 200 questions for 200 marks, English Language Section plays a vital role in the final selection of a candidate.  SSC CGL Tier 2 English quizzes being provided daily on SSCADDA are in the interest of candidates qualifying for SSC CGL Tier 2 and question quality is solely based on the expected experimentation of English Question paper for CGL Mains. 

Direction (1-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Q1. To string someone along
(a) to immediately like or be attracted to
(b) to fool or deceive someone
(c) to be prominent or easily seen
(d) to serve someone in the best possible way

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S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Option B is the correct meaning.

Q2. Be out of your element
(a) be out of your home late in the night
(b) to focus on elementary things
(c) be happy and enthusiastic to attend a party
(d) to feel unhappy and uncomfortable in a situation

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S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. Option D is the correct meaning.

Q3. One too many
(a) as completely as possible
(b) to allow inactive problems to remain inactive so as not to create more problems
(c) one drink of liquor too many, implying drunkenness
(d) having too many interests simultaneously that one ends up attaining none

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S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Option C is the correct meaning.

Q4. Off the beaten track
(a) not working correctly
(b) to announce your intention of entering a competition or election
(c) little-known or in a remote or lesser-known area
(d) to do things which are not expected from one

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S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Option C is the correct meaning.

Q5. Down pat
(a) to give a bad performance
(b) to perfect an activity
(c) to be sluggish
(d) to encounter failure repeatedly

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S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Option B is the correct meaning.

Q6. Worm your way in
(a) to get oneself into a place or a situation, with trickery
(b) to become extremely angry often shouting a lot
(c) to escape from a difficult, dangerous or unpleasant situation
(d) to put difficulties in one’s own path unintentionally

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S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. Option A is the correct meaning.

Q7. Get cracking
(a) to be indecisive and confused thoroughly
(b) to make a slow start to achieve something
(c) to be clumsy and act foolishly
(d) act quickly and decisively

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S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. Option D is the correct meaning.

Q8. Stack the deck
(a) to arrange things against someone or something
(b) a statistic that rises very quickly to an unpredicted incredibly high value
(c) to incite someone or something to do something
(d) to accumulate things which you have interests in

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S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. Option A is the correct meaning.

Q9. A long shot
(a) to have to look twice to make sure that you really noticed correctly
(b) something that has a very small chance of succeeding
(c) to attain success immediately which you don’t expect for
(d) to be too slow to finish an activity

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S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Option B is the correct meaning.

Q10. By the book
(a) by deceptive means
(b) to reach a conclusion after a complete investigation
(c) to have a passion for literature
(d) strictly according to the rules
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S10. Ans.(d)
Sol. Option D is the correct meaning.

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