Idioms and Phrases Exercise No- 9 (Miscellaneous)

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Exercise-9

Rewrite the sentences given below replacing the italicized words with the expressions given. Make the necessary changes.

at arm’s length       ill at ease                     kick up a row                         curry favour

draw the line          to the letter                 beyond all questions              rub shoulders

come to the fore front             put his foot in it

1. He boasts of coming into close contact with the bold and the beautiful.

2. Obviously, he is using mean deeds to ingratiate himself with the new boss.

3. He made a great noise about it without any reason whatsoever.

4. He seemed uncomfortable in the presence of the distinguished guests.

5. By publicly denouncing the leader, he is trying to attain prominence.

6. He has a habit of blundering whenever he interferes in our matters.

7. We should keep such wicked people at a distance.

8. They should fix the limit somewhere. Such people should not be allowed to run the show.

9. Undoubtedly, she is honest.

10. The Director wants her directives to be carried out with adherence to even minute detail.

ANSWERS:

1. He boasts of rubbing shoulders with bold and the beautiful.

2. Obviously, he is currying favour with the new boss.

3. He kicked up a row about it.

4. He seemed ill at ease in the presence of distinguished guests.

5. By publicly denouncing the leader he is trying to come to the forefront.

6. He has a habit of putting his foot in it whenever he interferes in our matters.

7. We should keep such wicked people at arm’s length.

8. They should draw the line somewhere such people should not be allowed to run the show.

9. Beyond all questions she is honest

10. The directives want her directors to be carried out to the letter.

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