IDIOMS AND PHRASES
2861. He burn his fingers by interfering in his neighbour’s affairs.
A. Got rebuked
B. Got himself insulted
C. Burnt himself
D. Got himself into trouble *
2862. The present syllabus leaves very little elbowroom for teachers to be innovative.
C. Freedom *
2863. Most of the present day politicians have an axe to grind
A. Have promises to fulfil
B. Have obstacles to face
C. Have personal end to serve *
D. None of these
2864. When the police came. The thieves took to their heels.
A. Were taken by surprise
B. Took to flight *
C. Took shelter in a tall building
D. Unconditionally surrendered
2865. The sworn enemies have decided to bury the hatchet.
A. To help each other
B. To avoid each other
C. To make peace *
D. To become partners
2866. He is a strange fellow. It is very difficult to deal with him, it seems that he has a bee in his bonnet.
A. An achievement to be proud of
B. An obsession about something *
C. To face problems as a result of his senseless action
D. Peculiar habit of confusing others.
2867. The politician was able to sway the mob with his gift of the gab.
A. Fluency of speech *
B. Flattering words
C. Abundance of promises
D. Political foresight
2868. Honesty is at a discount, where corruption is the rule.
2869. Ashraf can turn his hand to anything.
A. Refuse to do
B. Adapt himself to *
C. Take advantage of
D. Find fault with
2870. The speaker gave a bird’s eye view of the political conditions in the country.
A. A detailed presentation
B. A biased view
C. A general view *
D. A personal view.