Idioms and Phrases with Examples for Competitive Exams

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 Idioms and Phrases questions refer to a category of language-based queries that test a person's knowledge and understanding of common idiomatic expressions and phrases. These questions are commonly used in language proficiency tests, such as the TOEFL and IELTS, and are also used in everyday communication. A strong grasp of idiomatic expressions can help individuals better comprehend and communicate with native speakers of a language.

Idioms and Phrases with Examples

Here, I am sharing Idioms and Phrases with Examples under the General English section for those learners who are preparing for competitive exams like SSC, Bank, RRB and other government exams. These idioms and Phrases are very important to crack the General English section in competitive exams. Let's start the practice of Idioms and Phrases with Examples.

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Idioms and Phrases with Examples for Competitive Exams

  Q :  

"Be down in the dumps" Find the Idioms.

(A) Appear miserable

(B) Ever ready to take on

(C) To fall down

(D) To fall down

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

"Sweeping statement" Find the Idioms.

(A) Generalized statements

(B) Thoughtless statement

(C) Rash statement

(D) Unpremeditated statement

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

"Back out" Find the Idioms.

(A) Withdraw from

(B) Support

(C) Step aside

(D) Pack up

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

"The green-eyed monster" Find the Idioms.

(A) To get into trouble

(B) The creature of the sea

(C) An animal with green eyes

(D) Personal jealousy

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

"To beg the question" Find the Idioms.

(A) to be discussedto be discussed

(B) to raise objections

(C) to refer to

(D) to take for granted

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

"Face the music" Find Idioms.

(A) Listen to the music

(B) Feel sorry

(C) Get finished

(D) Get reprimanded

Correct Answer : D

Q :  

"Back up" Find the idioms. 

(A) Give moral support

(B) Pull back from

(C) Back-bencher

(D) Stay behind

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

"Be to the fore" Find the Idioms.

(A) Be prominent

(B) To take the lead

(C) To the brim

(D) Pre-apprehension

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

"To beat about the bush" Find the Idioms.

(A) To avoid coming to the point

(B) To boast about oneself

(C) To punish an innocent person

(D) None of these

Correct Answer : A

Q :  

"To keep one’s temper" Find the Idioms.

(A) to be aloof from

(B) to preserve one’s energy

(C) to become angry

(D) to be in a good mood

Correct Answer : D

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