Choose the best express meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Directions: In the following Four Questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer-Sheet.

  1. To be down to earth.
    (a) To be pretentious
    (b) To be realistic
    (c) To be impractical
    (d) To be unreasonable
  2. This argument does not hold water.
    (a) Seem logical
    (b) seem approvable
    (c) seem acceptable
    (d) seem rejectable
  3. The truant school boy told cock-and-bull stories to escape punishment.
    (a) authentic and realistic
    (b) interesting and thrilling
    (c) absurd and unbelievable
    (d) drab and boring
  4. Rohini reached the examination hall in the nick of time.
    (a) just in time
    (b) very late
    (c) just before time
    (d) just after time
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 27th December 2015 in English.
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    1. (b) To be realistic
    2. (a) Seem logical
    3. (c) absurd and unbelievable
    4. (a) Just in time
    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 29th December 2015.
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