- 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-6
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As the bomb exploded people ran helter-skelter.
In a frightened state
In disorderly haste
Question 1 Explanation:
The idiom ‘To run helter-skelter’ means: To run in a panic, confused and disordered state; not knowing where we are going just wanting to get away. Example: The people at Jallianwala Bagh ran helter-skelter
The story of the train accident as narrated by one of the survivors made my flesh creep.
Made me laugh
Question 2 Explanation:
The idiom 'Make my flesh creep' means: To make someone afraid, or to be horrified or disgusted. Example: The atrocities of the monarch made the priest’s flesh creep
The green-eyed monster strikes a woman the moment she sees her husband talking to another pretty woman.
Question 3 Explanation:
The idiom ‘Green-eyed monster’ means: A Jealous feeling Example: Whenever ivy’s best friend spotted her talking with someone else she turned into a green-eyed monster.
The village headman pretends to be a good Samaritan.
A god-fearing person
A helpful person
A citizen of Samaria
A legal resident
Question 4 Explanation:
The idiom ‘good Samaritan’ means: A person who is helpful Example: Ram was a good Samaritan.
Having bought the house, they decided to go the whole hog and buy all the furniture needed.
To live there
To do it completely
To go all the way'
To go in the fog
Question 5 Explanation:
The idiom ‘to go the whole hog’ means: To do it completely. Example: We had to go the whole hog after shifting into the city.
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