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English Questions : Idioms And Phrases set- 9

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Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question samples from Idioms/phrase, which is common for all the IBPS/SBI/SSC/LDC exam and other competitive exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in bank exams !!!

 

  1. Mean business
    A. Being serious about what you announce.
    B. Being constantly aware of the most recent developments.
    C. Putting up a plan or idea into action.
    D. Adjusting quickly to changes and making fast decisions
    A. Being serious about what you announce

  2. Sail through something
    A. Works very well or has the desired effect.
    B. Being successful in doing something without difficulty.
    C. Clever or expert way of doing something.
    D. Don’t delay in getting something done.
    B. Being successful in doing something without difficulty.

  3. Back-room boys
    A. Desirable position which is well-paid and considered relatively easy.
    B. People or things which are no longer useful or necessary.
    C. People who perform important work but have no contact with the public.
    D. lose the job.
    C. People who perform important work but have no contact with the public.

  4. Shape up or ship out
    A. Waiting for an opportunity to take action, mostly to replace someone else in their Job.
    B. Examining a group of people and deciding their suitability.
    C. Big sum of money given to a person when they leave a company or retire.
    D. This expression is used to warn someone that if they do not improve their ways,
    they will have to leave their job.
    D. This expression is used to warn someone that if they do not improve their ways, they will have to leave their job.

  5. Eat, sleep and breathe something
    A. Being so enthusiastic and passionate about something that you think about it all the
    time.
    B. Clever or expert way of doing something.
    C. lose the job.
    D. Examining a group of people and deciding their suitability.
    A. Being so enthusiastic and passionate about something that you think about it all the time.

  6. With bells on 
    A. When you are delighted and eager to go somewhere, you are said to go with bells on.
    B. When a feeling is very intense and exciting, it is said to be at a fever pitch.
    C. Something that requires a lot of effort and hard work.
    D. Thinking or talking about it all day long.
    A. When you are delighted and eager to go somewhere, you are said to go with bells on.

  7. Fling yourself into 
    A. Controlling your feelings to deal with a situation.
    B. Using the office photocopier for personal use.
    C. Being very eager and enthusiastic about the idea of doing something.
    D. Doing something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.
    D. Doing something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.

  8. Hang on by fingernails 
    A. Being the first one to make a start at something.
    B. Doing some hard work with determination and full attention.
    C. Continuing to do something in a very difficult situation.
    D. Doing everything you can to make something successful.
    C. Continuing to do something in a very difficult situation.

  9. Going places 
    A. Performing beyond your ability.
    B. Exhibiting talent and ability that will lead to a successful future.
    C. Possessing a determination to obtain something.
    D. Progress in what you are trying to achieve.
    B. Exhibiting talent and ability that will lead to a successful future.

  10. Sink your teeth into 
    A. Having strong feelings for someone who cannot be yours.
    B. doing something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.
    C. A comment which is true and makes you uncomfortable is close to home.
    D. Maintaining your position.
    B. doing something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm.