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CHAPTER 12 IDIOMS AND PHRASES

Welcome to your CHAPTER 12 IDIOMS AND PHRASES

1. With open arms
2. By leaps and bounds
3.Lions share
4. To cry wolf
5. Bag and baggage
6. To end in smoke
7. At arm's length
8. Get rid of
9. Tie the knot
10. At daggers drawn
11. Up to the mark
12. To make clean breast of
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The captain played with determination because the honour of the team was at stake.
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The CBI officials followed up the clue, but it proved to be a mare’s nest.
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We are afraid that you may be led astray in Arvind’s bad company.
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An honest person never plays fast and loose with his friends.
17. Cut the mustard
18. To keep one's temper
19. To have an axe to grind
20. Baker’s dozen means:
21. What do you mean by Adam’s Ale :
22. To “say the word” means to _____.
23. To turn over a new leaf:
24. At one's fingertips
25. At the spur of the moment
26. At a loss
27. A fair crack the-whip:
28. To take one’s head off:
29. To hold something in leash:
30. To play fast and loose:
31. To frame a person:
32. To take with a grain of salt:
33. A snake in the grass:
34. To give up the ghost:
35. To throw dust in one’s eyes:
36. To save one’s face:
37. To get cold feet:
38. To bring one’s eggs to a bad market:
39. To leave someone in the lurch
40. To beg the question
41. A black sheep
42. To keep the wolf away from the door
43. To fly off the handle
44. To break the ice
45. To look sharp
46. Swan-song
47. To bite one’s lips
48. To blow hot and cold
49. To hit the nail right on the head
50. To smell a rat
51. In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.

Sobhraj could be easily arrested because the police were tipped off in a advance.

52. In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.

I met him after a long time, but he gave me the cold shoulder.

53.In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.
He passed himself off as a noble man.
54. .In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.
This matter has been hanging fire for the last many months and must therefore be decided one way or the other.
55. .In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.

In the armed forces, it is considered a great privilege to die in harness.

56. In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.

When he heard that he had once again not been selected he lost heart.

57. In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.
Dowry is a burning question of the day.
58. In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.
Leaders should not only make speeches they should also be prepared to to bell the cat.
59. In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.
I felt like a fish out of water among all those business tycoons.
60. In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.

Don't thrust your nose into my affairs.

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