Sunday, May 19, 2024
Banking QuizEnglish

English: Idioms and Phrases Set 1

Important Idioms and Phrases useful for various exams like Banking, SSC CGL, CPO, CHSL, High Court and other exams.

  1. Cut your coat according to your cloth
    A) Be honest in your dealing
    B) Work according to your capacity
    C) Live within your means
    D) Don’t be too ambitious
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    Option C
  2. Break down
    A) Donate
    B) Fell down
    C) Become angry
    D) Cry
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    Option D
  3. Lay off
    A) Allot
    B) Donate
    C) Distribute
    D) Spend
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    Option D
  4. Free hand
    A) Complete liberty
    B) An expense account
    C) Unlimited funds
    D) To employ men at work
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    Option A
  5. As hard as nail
    A) Tough
    B) Emotionless
    C) Strong
    D) Hard working
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    Option B
  6. Under a cloud
    A) In disgrace
    B) Heavy heart
    C) Under heavy influence
    D) Raining
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    Option A
  7. In a pickle
    A) In funny position
    B) In serious position
    C) In sad position
    D) In embarrassing situation
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    Option D
  8. Slip off
    A) Steal quietly
    B) Go quickly
    C) Leave quietly
    D) Slide quickly
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    Option C
  9. Hold one’s tongue
    A) Be silent
    B) Give advice
    C) Defend
    D) Argue
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    Option A
  10. Live from hand to mouth
    A) Lavishly
    B) Miserably
    C) Happily
    D) Comfortably
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    Option B


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