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.

  1. The manager is not dismissed, but he is definitely under a cloud.
    (a) under suspension
    (b) under suspicion
    (c) under scrutiny
    (d) warned severely
  2. Do not pull a long face.
    (a) look ugly
    (b) look tired
    (c) look dejected
    (d) look happy
  3. Who will believe, you cock and bull story?
    (a) Ambiguous story
    (b) Authentic story
    (c) Absurd story
    (d) Common Story
  4. For years I could not shake off the trauma of that day.
    (a) forget
    (b) remember
    (c) imagine
    (d) None of these
  5. 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
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 8th February 2016 in English.
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