- These tests are a check for your learning and your level with respect to the basic vocabulary skills.
- Directions for individual questionsEach question has a sentence that uses an idiom or phrase. You need to identify the apt meaning of the idiom/phrase from the given options
Idioms and Phrases: Test-13
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George and I are neighbours. But we don't see eye to eye with each other.
Question 1 Explanation:
The idiom, ‘not see eye to eye’ means to disagree with someone.
Sarala is always ready to eat anyone's salt.
to be one's guest
to cook tasty dishes
an infectious disease
to deceive someone
Question 2 Explanation:
The idiom ‘Eat someone’s salt’ means to be someone’s guest. Example: If you are eating someone’s salt, at least help them with the chores around the house.
Reena is a kind of person who wears her heart on her sleeve.
expresses her emotions freely
expresses her emotions curbingly
suppresses her emotions openly
suppresses her excitement sparingly
Question 3 Explanation:
The idiom, ‘wear your heart on your sleeve’ means to display one's feelings openly and habitually, rather than keep them private. Example: These days, one must not have one’s heart on one’s sleeve because then, it’s easy for people to hurt.
"If he does not perform his duties properly, I will send him packing." said the manager.
send him to packing department
give him a warning
serve him a notice
terminate his services
Question 4 Explanation:
‘Send someone packing’ means to dismiss someone and to send someone away. Example: Boss sent him packing because of his inefficiency.
She denied point-blank her involvement in the crime.
Question 5 Explanation:
‘Point blank’, means without any explanation; directly. Example: The girl refused point blank to the proposal.
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