Look at the sentence : Here, work harmoniously is the Here, to perform well is the
l He really took it to heart when I right option. right option
asked him to reconsider. Look at the sentence : 781. (1) a chip off the old block : a
767. (2) to bring to light : reveal or l If we pull together as a team, person who is very similar to their
disclose something previously we can get this job done on time. mother or father in the way that
hidden or secret. 774. (4) to give oneself airs : to they look or behave.
Here, to reveal is the right behave arrogantly. Look at the sentence :
option. Look at the sentence : l She enj oys bo ssing peo pl e
Look at the sentence : l Stop giving yourself airs and act around just like her mother used
l After careful investigation all the like the rest of us. to do – she’s a real chip off the
facts of the case were brought Hence, behaving arrogantly is old block
to light. the right option. Here, reminds them of one’s
768. (4) pros and cons : favourable father is the right option
775. (1) at a stone’s throw : a very
and unf avo urable fa cto rs ; short distance away. 782. (2) to fish in troubled waters :
advantages and disadvantages Look at the sentence : to try to win an advantage from
Here, ad va n ta ges and a difficult situation or from
We live just a stone’s throw
disa dvantag es is the ri ght someone else’s problems.
option. Look at the sentence :
Hence, at a short distance is
Look at the sentence : l He is fishing in troubled waters
the right option.
l One should weigh the pros and by buying more shares of that
776. (3) a bone of contention : a
cons of any new venture. company.
subject which causes
769. (1) once in a blue moon : hardly disagreement and arguments Here, to make a profit out of
ever ; almost never ; very rarely. between people. disturbance is the right option
Here, very rarely is the right Look at the sentence : 783. (1) bark is worse than bite :
option. threat is worse than the action
l Kashmir is a bone of contention
Look at the sentence : between India and Pakistan.
Here, threat is worse than the
l He comes to me once in a blue Hence, cause for quarrel is the
action taken is the right option
moon. right option.
Look at the sentences :
770. (3) fi sh o ut of wate r : an 777. (3) to eat humble pie : to apol-
uncomfortable situation ; an ogise and face humiliation for a l I wouldn’t be scared of her if I
awkward situation. serious error; to admit that you were you.
Here, an u nco mf ort ab le are wrong Her bark’s a lot worse than her
position is the right option. Here, to yield under humiliat- bite.
Look at the sentence : ing circumstances is the right 784. (3) throw caution to the winds:
option. to do something without
l After living in Hong Kong for
Look at the sentence : worryi ng about the risk; to
most of his life, he was a fish
l I think I am right, but if I am
out of water in Los Angeles.
wrong, I will eat humble pie. Here, to behave recklessly is
771. (1) be down with : to have or
778. (1) (1) to end in smoke : to come the right option.
catch an illness.
to nothing; fail. Look at the sentence :
Here, suffering from is the right
option. Here, to fail is the right option. l I threw caution to the wind and
Look at the sentence : bought the most expensive one.
Look at the sentences :
l All the efforts of the principal to 785. (3) ill at ease : uncomfortable
l She had to go home early today.
bring him round ended in or embarrassed
I think she’s down with flu.
smoke. Here, un easy is the right
l He is down with fever.
779. (3) (1) to spill the beans : reveal option.
772. (3) fair weather friend: somebody
secret information indiscreetly. Look at the sentence :
who stops being a friend when
you are in trouble. Here, to reveal a secret is the l I just shifted in my seat, feeling
right option. very nervous and ill at ease.
Here, supports only when easy
and convenient is the right Look at the sentence : 786. (2) to get cold feet : to suddenly
option. l I spilled the beans about the become nervous about doing
surprise party, by telling the something.
Look at the sentence :
birthday girl. Here, fear is the right option.
l You can’t rely on her, she’s just
a fair-weather friend. 780. (3) cut the mustard : to be as Look at the sentence :
good as expected or required. l He was going to ask her but he
773. (2) (1) pull together : to act, work
etc. together with other people Look at the sentence : got cold feet and said nothing.
in an organised way and without l I did not cut the mustard as a 787. (2) beside the mark : not to be
fighting. hockey player. accurate.