Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases

Exercise : Idioms and Phrases - Section 2
Directions to Solve
In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.

1.
Sobhraj could be easily arrested because the police were tipped off in a advance.
Toppled over
Bribed
Given advance information
Threatened
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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2.
I met him after a long time, but he gave me the cold shoulder.
scolded me
insulted me
abused me
ignored me
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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3.
He passed himself off as a noble man.
Was regarded as
Pretended to be
Was thought to be
Was looked upon
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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4.
This matter has been hanging fire for the last many months and must therefore be decided one way or the other.
going on slowly
hotly debated
stuck up
ignored
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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5.
In the armed forces, it is considered a great privilege to die in harness.
die on a horse back
die in the battlefield
die while still working
die with honour
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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