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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.

41 All the neighbours gave her the cold shoulder because she ill-treated her daughter-in-law.
A Showed liking for her company
B Showed dislike for her company
C Felt her shoulder was cold
D Showed international unfriendliness to her company

Answer: Option [D]
42 Rajib washed his hands of the matter long ago.
A Refused to change the decision
B Took the responsibility
C Refused to accept responsibility for
D Overcame the difficulties

Answer: Option [C]
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43 The police cordoned off the area after the explosion.
A The police filled the whole area
B The police isolated the area
C The police checked everyone in the area
D The police did not allow anyone to leave the area

Answer: Option [B]
44 A cry in wilderness
A A cry in vain
B An unpleasant situation
C A cry with a laughter
D A cry in disgrace

Answer: Option [A]
45 See through
A To see off
B To ignore something
C To persist with something
D To detect the true nature

Answer: Option [D]
46 A lame excuse
A Useless talk
B Unsatisfactory explanation
C Ill feeling
D Good explanation

Answer: Option [B]
47 At a loss
A Unable
B Able
C Defeat
D Expert

Answer: Option [A]
48 To give airs
A Exhale
B Inhale
C Boast
D Humble

Answer: Option [C]
49 Hand and glove
A Very intimate
B Open enemy
C Very rude
D Very difficult

Answer: Option [A]
50 People are always critical. One needs to have a thick skin to cope with criticism.
A Be bold
B Be disinterested
C Be unaffected
D Be insensitive

Answer: Option [C]


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