Which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase :
Directions: In the following Five Questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer-Sheet.
- The manager is not dismissed, but he is definitely under a cloud.
(a) under suspension
(b) under suspicion
(c) under scrutiny
(d) warned severely
- Do not pull a long face.
(a) look ugly
(b) look tired
(c) look dejected
(d) look happy
- Who will believe, you cock and bull story?
(a) Ambiguous story
(b) Authentic story
(c) Absurd story
(d) Common Story
- For years I could not shake off the trauma of that day.
(d) None of these
- sit on the fence.
(a) to be in a tricky situation
(b) to be relaxed and comfortable
(c) halting between two opinions
(d) to be defeated and dejected