Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No.2)

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.


I met him after a long time, but he gave me the cold shoulder.

[A]. scolded me
[B]. insulted me
[C]. abused me
[D]. ignored me

Answer: Option D


No answer description available for this question.

Anupam said: (Jan 15, 2011)  
A display of coldness or indifference, intended to wound.

Sandeep said: (May 12, 2012)  
In simple to delibrately ignore someone to insult him.

Adi said: (Nov 2, 2016)  
It's simple because in the line itself describes that he gave me cold shoulder means he ignored me it's so simple you foolish, idiot, mad, stupid, you have all given wrong answers so just get the hell out of here.

Sandy said: (Nov 28, 2016)  
A show of intentional unfriendliness; rejection.

"the new England manager gave him the cold shoulder".

Synonyms: snub, ignore, slight, spurn, shun, disdain.

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