Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No.47)

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.


The robber took to his heels when the police arrived.

[A]. opened fire
[B]. hid himself
[C]. ran off
[D]. surrendered

Answer: Option C


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Bhaskar said: (Oct 26, 2012)  
What do you mean by took to his heels? can anyone explain?

Akhil said: (Sep 21, 2013)  
Whatever he was stolen, he took it from there. He had gone from there.

Rahul said: (Sep 18, 2015)  
I think surrendered is best answer out of this. Why ran off can anyone explain?

Raushan said: (Jun 4, 2016)  
Took to his heels means to run away.

Eg- I called but she was frightened that she took to his heels.

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