Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Idioms and Phrases - Section 1 (Q.No. 5)
Directions to Solve
Some proverbs/idioms are given below together with their meanings. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom, If there is no correct meaning given, E (i.e.) 'None of these' will be the answer.

5.
To have an axe to grind
A private end to serve
To fail to arouse interest
To have no result
To work for both sides
None of these
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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Discussion:
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Bhargav said:   1 year ago
An Axe to grind =Trying to do harm to someone.
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Prem said:   2 years ago
Someone explain me, please.
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Aishwarya Deswal said:   4 years ago
End = need.
Private need = one's own need.
Hence, " private end to serve" is to fulfil one's own desires.

Priyanshu said:   4 years ago
I means to have a strong opinion.

Abhishek Singh said:   4 years ago
Then what will be the answer of " no axe to grind "?

Naitik said:   5 years ago
To have an axe to grind means the person is selfish and he is going to flatter others for completing his work.

Babu said:   6 years ago
Thanks all.
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Sushma said:   7 years ago
To have an axle to grind means the person is selfish and he is going to flatter others for completing his work.
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Simoon said:   7 years ago
How it's related?

Sasha said:   8 years ago
It's an idiomatic expression is to have a selfish interest to serve.
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