Idioms and Phrases Exercise No- 24

By | August 13, 2019

Study of idioms and phrases is very important to learn English language. We are providing 100 idiomatic expressions which can be said idioms examples. Through this idioms dictionary you will learn idioms and phrases English. So if you are searching for  10 idioms and their meanings with sentences, 20 idioms with their meanings and sentences you are at a right place. These 1000 English phrases are going to prove oxford dictionary of English idioms. These  can be downloaded as idioms and phrases pdf. So Enjoy this phrases list.


Choose the exact meaning of the idioms/phrases.

1.Make up

(a) get about

(b) leave

(c) reveal

(d) reconcile

2.To get along

(a) to manage to

(b) to go with

(c) to leave

(d) work helplessly

3. Make too much of

(a) underestimate

(b) exploit

(c) overestimate

(d) ask to do too much

4. Lay bare

(a) expose

(b) take off all clothes 

(c) destroy

(d) exploit

5. Stem from

 (a) ruin

(b) originate 

(c) induce

(d) kill

6. Ina jiffy

 (a) suddenly

(b) outstanding

(c) in a fix

(d) appropriate

7. Stir up a hornet’s nest

(a) money laid by

(b) well-mannered people

(c) neighbourhood

(d) create trouble

8. On the nod

(a) on 

(b) shake one’s head

(c) on credit

(d) to fall as keep

9. To take occasion

(a) to take advantage of an opportunity

(b) celebrate

(c) to draw a moral attention

(d) organise a ceremony

10. To oil the knocker

(a) to eat greasy items

(b) to fill the tank

(c) to get the vehicle greased

(d) to tip the office-boy

11. A fool’s paradise

(a) paradise of idiots

(b) to live in illusions

(c) to live in the past

(d) to have happy dreams

12. Take it ill

(a) to feel otherwise

(b) to feel good

(c) to be offended 

(d) suffering from fever

13. To chew the end

(a) to cut the end

(b) to think deeply

(c) to be annoyed 

(d) start something new

14. To scale up

(a) to kill

(b) to measure

(c) to die for

(d) to deepen

15. Extinct and obsolete

(a) exhausted

(b) very old

(c) as dead as a dodo

(d) behind time


1.d                   2.a

3.c                   4.a      

5.b                   6.a

7.d                   8.c

9.a                   10.d

11.b                 12.c

13.b                 14.b


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