Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom

Directions: In the following Five 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 put his foot down.
    (a) Withdraw
    (b) Resign
    (c) Not to yield
    (d) Concede
  2. Have a foot in the grave.
    (a) be close to death
    (b) have no interest in life
    (c) have an incurable disease
    (d) be afraid to die.
  3. A hornet’s nest.
    (a) an unpleasant situation
    (b) a dilemma
    (c) a comfortable position
    (d) among thorns
  4. To roll out the red carpet.
    (a) to decorate the room
    (b) to given a grand welcome
    (c) to give a warning signal
    (d) to buy a gift
  5. To have an axe to grind.
    (a) To work for both sides
    (b) To fail to arouse interest
    (c) To criticize someone
    (d) To have a selfish end to serve
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 20th March 2016 in English.
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    1. (c) Not to yield 
    2. (a) be close to death
    3. (a) an unpleasant situation 
    4. (b) To give a grand welcome 
    5. (d) To have a selfish end to serve 
    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 10th May 2016.
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