Sunday, August 9, 2020

What is meant by the phrase: A shark

A. A difficult question to answer
B. A dishonest business man
C. A person good at many things
D. None of these

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B. A dishonest business man

What is meant by the phrase: Hornet’s nest

A. Where everything is corrupt, there is little chance of selection
B. An unpleasant situation
C. Common effort
D. None of these

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B. An unpleasant situation

What is meant by the phrase: A fish out of water

A. Low spirited
B. A misplaced person
C. Under consideration
D. None of these

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B. A misplaced person

What is meant by the phrase: To fish in troubled waters

A. To bear down all obstacles
B. To find fault with a gift
C. To interfere in a quarrel in the hope of securing personal gain
D. None of these

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C. To interfere in a quarrel in the hope of securing personal gain

What is meant by the phrase: The under dog

A. In a careless way
B. The person at a disadvantage as in a contest
C. To have a cause of complaint
D. None of these

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B. The person at a disadvantage as in a contest

What is meant by the phrase: Give a dog an ill name and hang him

A. It is very easy to attribute faults to a person once you have made up your mind to punish him.
B. To take care not to disturb influences that may cause trouble
C. Kinship is stronger than the friendship
D. None of these

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A. It is very easy to attribute faults to a person once you have made up your mind to punish him.

What is meant by the phrase: A dog in the manger

A. A misplaced person
B. One who will neither enjoy a thing himself nor permit others to do so
C. A cause of envy
D. None of these

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B. One who will neither enjoy a thing himself nor permit others to do so
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