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  • 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-17

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Question 1
"Bark up the wrong tree" means,
A
Skin of another animal
B
Behave like a dog
C
Purposely make an error
D
Make the wrong choice
Question 1 Explanation: 
Barking up the wrong tree means to misdirect one's energies or attention or to make wrong choice
Question 2
To "call it a day" means
A
to quit
B
it becomes evening
C
to wish someone good luck
D
to be positive and optimistic
Question 2 Explanation: 
Call it a day means to stop what one has been doing, for the remainder of the day or at least for the present.
Question 3
The "gift of the gab" means you are
A
experienced
B
very intelligent
C
skilled in talking
D
very generous and kind
Question 3 Explanation: 
The gift of gab means the ability to talk readily, glibly, and convincingly.
Question 4
If something will happen "rain or shine", it'll happen
A
at some point, but we don't know when
B
outside the room
C
no matter what
D
immediately
Question 4 Explanation: 
if you say you will do something come rain or shine, you mean you will do it whatever happens
Question 5
If you "see eye to eye" with someone, you
A
oppose him
B
encourage him
C
agree with him
D
dislike him
Question 5 Explanation: 
Seeing eye to eye means having same views or opinions.
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