Select Correct Idiom/Phrase from the sentences which is given below

Directions: In question numbers 1 to 4, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom /Phrase and mark in the Answer Sheet.

  1. To put in a nutshell
    (a) To place something
    (b) To be long and exhaustive about something
    (c) TO be blunt about something
    (d) To state something very concisely
  2. To make up one’s mind
    (a) To remind oneself of something
    (b) To decide what to do
    (c) To think creatively
    (d) To remember things clearly
  3. Nowadays it has become a fashion to take French Leave.
    (a) Absenting oneself without permission
    (b) Seeking permission from French Embassy
    (c) Taking leave to go to France
    (d) Saying goodbye I French style
  4. International monetary affairs are governed by the gnomes of Zurich.
    (a) big international bankers
    (b) witchcraft of Zurich
    (c) guardians of treasure
    (d) foreign leaders


Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 20th November 2015 in English.
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  1. Answer: (d) To state something very concisely

  2. Answer: (b) To decide what to do

  3. Answer: (a) Absenting oneself without permission

  4. Answer: (a) big international bankers
Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 21st November 2015.
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