Idioms and Phrases Exercise No- 7 (Miscellaneous)

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Choose the suitable option that describes the meaning of the words or phrases printed in italics in each of the following sentences.

1.Please look into the matter personally as A is very important.

(a) see secretly
(b) examine
(c) take care of
(d) overlook

2. Everybody is worried about his bread and butter these days.

(a) promotional avenues
(b) comfortable living
(c) money making
(d) means of livelihood

3. The old man is hard of hearing.

(a) felt bad hearing the news
(b) somewhat deaf
(c) does not pay
(d) unmindful

4. Napoleon won his laurels in the Battle of Waterloo.

(a) acquired distinction
(b) defeated the enemies
(c) adopted aggressive attitude
(d) surrendered to his opponents

5. Sumit had to look high and low before he could find his scooter key.

(a) nowhere
(b) always
(c) everywhere
(d) somewhere

6. My neighbour had to pay through his nose for a brand new car.

(a) pay huge bans
(b) pay a reasonable price
(c) pay an extremely high price
(d) make a quick buck

7. The expression to be born with a silver spoon in ones mouth means.

(a) to be born in a rich family
(b) to be born as the first child
(c) to be born in a jeweller’s family
(d) to be spoon fed, not breast fed

8. In life, we have to take the rough with the smooth.

(a) be tough in order to successful
(b) say pleasant words to make things smooth
(c) accept unpleasant as well as pleasant things
(d) make unpleasant things better

9. She was in a brown study and did not notice my entrance.

(a) reverie
(b) fear
(c) dream
(d) sleep

10. They sold their house because it was a real white elephant.

(a) an expensive one
(b) a big one
(c) a useless one
(d) a rare thing


1.(b) examine
2. (d) means of livelihood
3. (c) does not pay
4. (a) acquired distinction
5. (c) everywhere
6. (c) pay an extremely high price
7. (a) to be born in a rich family
8. (c) accept unpleasant as well as pleasant things
9. (a) reverie
10. (c) a useless one

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