Directions: Following question has an idiomatic expression followed by four options. Choose the one closest to its meaning.
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To bury the hatchet
Heart and soul
To clear the air
To chew the cud
No axe to grind
A good samaritan
To steal a march
Gift of the gab
Pillar to post
To have cold feet
When I saw him in the morning, he looked like a duck in a thunderstorm.
He burnt his fingers by interfering in his neighbour’s affair.
He is not worth his salt if he fails at this juncture.
Mr Gupta, who is one of the trustees of a big charity is suspected of feathering his own nest.
Let us admit that we could not heap coals of fire on his head.
For the first week, the apprentice felt like a fish out of water:
His friends failed to see why he should ride the high horse just because he had won an election.
To be above board
It means to always be upright and honest.
heads will roll.
It means dismissals will occur
To have the gift of the gab
Gets means to chatter, gift of the gab means ability to talk or talent for speaking.
To fall flat
To fall flat means failing miserably or not being able to create the effect or achieve the result one wanted to and, thus, meet cold reception.
This means the most important and efficient person working for you.