Idioms and Phrases

  1. A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush
    1. Trying to achieve an improbable dream
    2. Achieving something that is certain is better than taking a risk for more, because chances are you might lose everything
    3. It is better to act now than act later
    4. It is not wise to be greedy as vying for more may lead to unwanted misfortune
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    Correct Option: B

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    I may get a better offer, but a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
    Manish has offered to buy my car for 1 Lakh. Someone else might pay more, but a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

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  1. A Blessing In Disguise
    1. Something which proves to be beneficial but isn't recognized at first
    2. A beneficial act which is not given due respect
    3. A blessing by elder for the greater good of their children
    4. A blessing which is proves to be counterproductive
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    Correct Option: A

    Use of this phrase in sentences

    Losing my job was a blessing in disguise - I never would have started my own business, if it hadn't happened

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  1. A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned
    1. it is wise to save money as by not spending money, you are in fact saving it
    2. You should save penny and invest in charity
    3. It is wise to make money and invest
    4. Rather than earning money, one should save the money
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    Correct Option: A

    Use of the phrase in sentence

    Parents always advise their children to put aside a proportion of their earnings - a penny saved is a penny earned

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  1. A Picture Paints a Thousand Words
    1. A picture is more valuable than words
    2. A picture is more likable than thousand words
    3. a picture will be far more descriptive of something than words can ever be
    4. One likes to see picture rather than read thousand words
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    Correct Option: C

    Use of phrase in sentence

    Just show him this photo and he will understand as I believe a picture paints a thousand words

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  1. Add Fuel To The Fire
    1. An act which makes a bad situation even worse than what it is now
    2. An act which makes a situation better by removing the obstacles
    3. An act which is required in a difficult situation
    4. An act which is not in line with the current situation
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    Correct Option: A

    Use of phrase in sentence

    I wanted to help, but I was afraid I would add fuel to the fire

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