English: Idioms and Phrases Set 30

Important Idioms and Phrases useful for various exams like Banking, SSC CGL 2017, CPO, CHSL, RRB NTPC, High Court and other exams.
Though the topic Idioms and Phrases is asked in SSC and related exams, but it is important for other exams as well as a part of general English

  1. Double dealing
    A) appeasing both the parties
    B) working hard
    C) act as an intermediary
    D) deceitful actions
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  2. Down in the mouth
    A) fill mouth with food
    B) filled with melancholy
    C) filled with awe
    D) dumb
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  3. Draw the long bow
    A) to assume superiority
    B) to be subordinate
    C) to exaggerate
    D) to be a sycophant
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  4. Dutch courage
    A) bravery under alcoholic influence
    B) bravery under every circumstance
    C) a fake show of courage
    D) pretence
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  5. Egg on
    A) to urge somebody to do something that is generally wrong
    B) to urge somebody to do something by flattery
    C) to work hard for a cause
    D) to spoil the mood
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  6. Fan the flame
    A) to open
    B) to exaggerate
    C) to attenuate
    D) to aggravate
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  7. Fish in troubled waters
    A) to fight till end
    B) to take advantage of difficulties of others
    C) to fight without support from others
    D) to be a benefactor
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  8. Fly in the face of
    A) to win laurels
    B) to suffer a defeat
    C) to defy or to withstand
    D) to be humble
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  9. Foot the bill
    A) bear expenses
    B) wave off loan
    C) pay someone’s else bill
    D) divide the bill
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  10. For the rainy day
    A) excitement caused by victory
    B) excitement caused by rain
    C) precaution for emergency
    D) precaution for disease
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