In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase bold in the sentence. Choose the alternative, which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
All the neighbours gave her the cold shoulder because she ill-treated her daughter-in-law.
Rajib washed his hands of the matter long ago.
The police cordoned off the area after the explosion.
A cry in wilderness
A lame excuse
To give airs
Hand and glove
People are always critical. One needs to have a thick skin to cope with criticism.