IDIOMS AND PHRASES
2631. To have an easy time of it.
A. To take the world lightly
B. To indulge in frivolities
C. to squander away resources
D. To live in quite and comfort *
2632. To stand to one’s guns
A. To keep the guns close to oneself even amid danger.
B. To persevere when hardship press *
C. To maintain dignified and unbending attitude.
D. To maintain one’s position
2633. To take the bull by the horns.
A. To punish a person severely for his arrogance.
B. To grapple courageously with a difficulty that lies in our way. *
C. To handle it by fierce attack
D. To by pass the legal process and take action according to one’s own whims.
2634. To lose one’s head
A. To go mad
B. To become nervous
C. To become confused and over excited *
D. To lose the balance
2635. By the skin of one’s teeth.
B. In time
C. Hurriedly *
D. Only just
2636. To throw down the glove.
A. To resort to wrong tactics.
B. To give a challenge *
C. To accept defeat
D. To reject the prize
2637. To be in abeyance.
A. To be in trouble
B. Dual minded
C. In a fighting mood
D. In suspense *
2638. To cast pearls before a swine.
A. To spend recklessly
B. To spend a lot of money on the unkeep of domestic hogs.
C. To waste money over trifles.
D. To offer to a person a thing which he cannot appreciate *
2639. A chip off the old block.
A. A piece of wood
B. An old friend
C. Characteristics of one’s ancestors *
D. a good bargain.
2640. To smell a rat
A. To detect bad smell
B. To misunderstand
C. To suspect a trick or deceit *
D. To see hidden meaning