Which best Expresses the Meaning of the Idiom\Phrase
Directions: In the following Four Questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined. Choose the alternatives which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom\Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
- To eat humble pie.
(a) to pretend to be humble (c) to have a low estimate of oneself
(b) to act apologetically (d) to starve
- A Wild Goose Chase
(a) a desperate effort (c) a good effort
(b) a useless effort (d) a baseless effort
- Men like Vidyasagar and Bhagat Singh are the salt of the earth.
(a) famous men (c) hardworking men
(b) ideal men (d) makers of the earth
- There was a definite element of fabrication in the story, but he believed the account hook, line and sinker.
(a) a little bit (b) hardly (c) not wholly (d) completely