Idioms and Phrases Exercise No- 12 (Miscellaneous)

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Exercise-12

Choose the best meaning for each of the following idioms.

1.to turn up one’s nose

a.to smell or to sniff
b.to express contempt
c. to express one’s happiness  

 2. to play to the gallery

a.to watch the play with interest
b. to enact the play in the gallery
c. to endeavour to gain cheap popularity treat

 3. make light of

a.to treat lightly
b.to put on light
c.to enlighten others on something

 4. to save one’s face

a.to avoid disgrace
b. to protect one’s face from getting hit

c. to make one’s face look more beautiful

 5. all the rage

a. extremely angry
b. extremely popular
c. extremely serious

 6. to have an axe to grind

a. to sharpen one’s skills
b. to have good weapons
c. to have some selfish motive

 7. to sit on the fence

a. to sit comfortably
b. to be undecided about which side to join.
c. to enjoy the fun on both sides

 8. to rise to the occasion

a. capable of dealing with an emergency
b. getting up to cheer somebody.
c. capable of improving something.

Answers:-

1.b                  
2.c      
3.a                  
4.a      
5.a                  
6.c      
7.b      
8.a

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