English Aptitude Test Idioms and Phrases Part - 2

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Questions 1 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of the idioms/phrases : My father did not know that his brother would tread on his heels.

Answers Choices:

follow closely after

stab him in the back

oppose him immediately

support him blindly

Questions 2 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of the idioms/phrases : He is the sort of man who would do anything for a consideration.

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out of love

in sympathy with the aggrieved

if he found some merit in it

if he were paid to do it

Questions 3 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of the idioms/phrases : His dealings are all above board.

Answers Choices:

simple

decent

open

friendly

Questions 4 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of the idioms/phrases : He threw cold water over the project that the secretary had prepared.

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rejected

encouraged

cleared

discouraged

Questions 5 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of the idioms/phrases : There is no need to rake up an old quarrel,

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forget

revive

start

end

Questions 6 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of the idioms/phrases : My car broke down on way to college yesterday.

Answers Choices:

met with an accident

broke into pieces

stopped due to mechanical failure

dashed against another vehicle

Questions 7 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of the idioms/phrases : The prices are going up by leaps and bounds.

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irregularly

gradually

rapidly

systematically

Questions 8 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of the idioms/phrases : We kept our fingers crossed till the final results were declared.

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waited expectantly

kept praying

felt scared

kept hopeful

Questions 9 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of the idioms/phrases : To fish in troubled waters

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to make the most in a bad situation

to disturb others

to do something silly

to try to find out an impossible object

Questions 10 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : Between the devil and the deep sea

Answers Choices:

to be in a dilemma

to be in a temper

to choose correctly

to live dangerously

Questions 11 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : To cut the crackle

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to stop talking and start

to dig a well

to annoy others

to act in a friendly way

Questions 12 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : To give currency to

Answers Choices:

to give someone

to pay much attention to

to carry heavy load to

to offer bribe

Questions 13 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : To miss the boat

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to miss an opportunity

to feel lonely

to act like a coward

to swim in a river

Questions 14 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : To have cold feet

Answers Choices:

to feel very cold

to pay much attention to

to be reluctant

to pour water on something

Questions 15 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : Blue blood

Answers Choices:

something impossible

an aristocrat

something costly

a funny object

Questions 16 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : At one's wit'S end

Answers Choices:

to be very witty

to confuse others

to be completely confused

to minimise expenses

Questions 17 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : To eat an humble pie

Answers Choices:

to eat cheap food

to cat slowly

to swallow one's pride and apologise for doing something wrong

to defy authority

Questions 18 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : A snake in the grass

Answers Choices:

a veiy poisonous snake

a secret agent

an unrecognizable enemy or danger

not a reliable person

Questions 19 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : To turn over a new leaf

Answers Choices:

to change one's behaviour for the better

to read something attentively

to remain vigilant

to be careful

Questions 20 of 20

Question:Choose the exact meaning of idiomatic expressions/phrases. : To hold a candle to

Answers Choices:

to be nearly as good as someone in his. her absence

to light up a candle

to find out the true intention

to support someone