Idioms and Phrases

In idioms and phrases section we have to select correct idiom or phrase

Q: What is the meaning of "to buckle on one’s armour "?

A. To set to work energetically
B. to protect oneself
C. to be prepare oneself mentally
D. to be ready for attack


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Q: What is the meaning of "it is as broad as it is long "?

A. It is as simple as it can be
B. it is as difficult as it can be
C. it is different if you view from different perspective
D. it is the same whichever way you view it


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Q: What is the meaning of "out of sorts "?

A. weird
B. out of sight
C. out of sync
D. to be unwell


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Q: What is the meaning of " The long and short of it"?

A. the details
B. a lengthy explanation summed up in a words
C. the introduction and prologue
D. a brief examination


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Q: What is the meaning of " A martinet "?

A. a soldier of the lowest rank
B. a very strict disciplinarian
C. a very belligerent
D. a helpful soul


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Q: What is the meaning of "Down and not "?

A. to complete a race
B. too depressed to do anything
C. penniless , ruined
D. demoted from high rank


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Q: What is the meaning of " He is a cat’s paw "?

A. to be used as a mediator
B. someone’s favourite
C. to be used as a tool to do something dangerous
D. someone who cares for his cat like a slave


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Q: What is the meaning of "By fits and starts "?

A. spasmodically , intermittently
B. continuously
C. forcefully without stopping
D. to do something reluctantly


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Q: What is the meaning of "Blue Ribbon"?

A. the second prize in any competition
B. the highest award in any sport competition or tournament
C. a prestigious prize in a singing competition
D. the consolation prize in any tournament


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Q: What is the meaning of "A gargantuan appetite"?

A. an appetite favouring meat
B. an appetite favouring vegetables
C. an enormous appetite
D. a small appetite


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