Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases
Exercise : Idioms and Phrases - Section 2
- Idioms and Phrases - Section 1
- 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.
Sobhraj could be easily arrested because the police were tipped off in a advance.
I met him after a long time, but he gave me the cold shoulder.
He passed himself off as a noble man.
This matter has been hanging fire for the last many months and must therefore be decided one way or the other.
In the armed forces, it is considered a great privilege to die in harness.