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Idioms and Phrases

  1. An Axe To Grind
    1. A difficult objective
    2. A selfish or ulterior aim
    3. An impossible dream
    4. A habit to spend time
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    Correct Option: B

    Use of phrase in sentence

    He claimed to be part of this project for selfless reason but i think he had an axe to grind

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  1. Back To The Drawing Board
    1. Starting all over again after a failed attempt
    2. Going to the meeting room to discuss a problem
    3. Using drawing board to discuss a problem in detail
    4. Achieving a solution to the problem on drawing board
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    Correct Option: A

    Use of phrase in the sentence

    Our marketing plan isn't working, so I guess it's back to the drawing board for us

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  1. Once in a blue moon
    1. An sacrificial event carried out in night
    2. An event that happens only in moonlight
    3. An event which happens very rarely
    4. An auspicious event
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    Correct Option: C

    When we say that something happens once in a blue moon, what we mean is that it happens very rarely

    Once in a blue moon I go to the cinema as the movie tickets these days are very very expensive

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  1. Cock and Bull Story
    1. A adventurous story with animals used as metaphors
    2. an improbable or unbelievable story given as an explanation or excuse
    3. A story of morality for teaching values to children
    4. A story of amity among animals
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    Correct Option: B

    When i asked if for the reason for his absence, he gave me cock and bull story about his accident the other day

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  1. Cut to the Chase
    1. to get to the point without wasting time
    2. to reduce the time to chase by using innovative solutions
    3. To create animosity in a discussion
    4. To get to the solution with thinking through properly
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    Correct Option: A

    Can you please cut to the chase and tell me the possible solutions instead of giving me all these meaningless information

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