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Phrases and Idioms
1. Choose the appropriate meaning of the idiom ‘Swan song’?
A. First work
B. Last work
C. Middle work
D. Early work
উত্তরঃ B
2. When a person says he’s all in ‘, it means----
A. He is very tired
B. He has arrived
C. He has finished packing
D. He has got everything
উত্তরঃ A
3. To read between the lines’ means-----
A. To read carefully
B. To read only some lines
C. To read quickly to save time
D. To read carefully to find out any hidden meaning
উত্তরঃ D
4. Which of the following is a correct proverb?
A. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
B. Fools rush in where an angel fears to tread.
C. A fool rushes in where an angle fears to tread.
D. Fools rush in where the angels fear to tread.
উত্তরঃ A
5. You should show good manners in the company of young ladies.
--Which is the appropriate phrase for the underlined expression above?
A. behave gently
B. practise manners
C. behave yourself
D. do not talk rudely
উত্তরঃ A

6. The invention of computer has turned over a new leaf in the history of modern technology.
Which of the following is nearest in meaning to the italicized idiom above?
A. created a new history
B. began a new civilization
C. opened a new chapter
D. created a sensation
উত্তরঃ C
7. Not many people can commit such a heinous crime in cold blood. ---- what dose the italicized idiom above mean?
A. in cool brain and calculated thought
B. so patiently and thoughtfully
C. so impatiently and thoughtlessly
D. stirred by sudden emotion
উত্তরঃ A
8. The condition of most slum dwellers is so miserable that it cannot be described in words. ---- Which is the best phrase for the underlined expression above?
A. beggars description
B. cuts to the quick
C. boils down to this
D. keeps open house
উত্তরঃ A
9. A speech full of too many words is------
A. A big speech
B. Maiden speech
C. An unimportant speech
D. A verbose speech
উত্তরঃ D
10. What is the meaning of the idiom’a round dozen?
A. a little less than a dozen
B. a little more than a dozen
C. a full dozen
D. round about a dozen
উত্তরঃ C


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