Idioms used in English Language Online Test

Complete the following sentence with an appropriate idiom:- I did not wish to have the project ________ When I had more important things to attend to.
Like something in the air
Like bearing the grudge
Like bearing the brunt
Like making a bee-line for
Like an albatross around my neck
Complete the following sentence with an appropriate idiom:- They sold a lot of antiques while renovating the house; it was like throwing out the ____.
Blue moon
The baby with the bath tub
True blue
Fly in the face of discretion
Cream of society
Complete the following sentence with an appropriate idiom:- It is amazing how she had ______ everything that went wrong in the household, as if the man had no role to play at all.
To be close fisted
To break up
To bear the brunt of
To make the fur fly
To drag one’s feet
Complete the following sentence with an appropriate idiom:- I was so happy to have won the Mercedes but it turned out to be _________, as I had to spend hugely to keep it running.
The top brass
A white elephant
A true blue
A bolt from the blue
Something in the air
Complete the following sentence with an appropriate idiom:- I told him categorically that I did not believe in his spoken word any more and he had better put down everything in ________.
Blue blood
Stand by
At the crossroads
In black and white
An ivory tower
Complete the following sentence with an appropriate idiom:- In the election year the president could not impose too many restrictions on the civilians as he feared_______.
Blue stocking
A back lash
To be close fisted
To be swept under the carpet
To hold water
Complete the following sentence with an appropriate idiom:- She finally managed to ______ with him when she innocently asked about his adventure on the safari.
Jump at
Hot air
Show of hands
Break the ice
Hit on
Complete the following sentence with an appropriate idiom:- Everyone was happy for the eldest sister who finally married and enjoyed _____.
A white elephant
A show of hands
An Indian summer
An ivory tower
A hang on
Complete the following sentence with an appropriate idiom:- The worker decided to opt for _______ rather than continue on strike.
The golden handshake
A bolt from the blue
An ivory tower
A fly-by-night- operator
To do one proud
Complete the following sentence with an appropriate idiom:- Initially my mother did not allow us to go to the picnic, but latter she had _____ and gave us permission.
Hit out
Hit the ceiling
Held the baby
A change of heart
Got the wind
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An AP course in English Language and Composition engages students in becoming skilled readers of prose written in a variety of rhetorical contexts, and in becoming skilled writers who compose for a variety of purposes. This test is to enable students to read complex texts with understanding and to write prose of sufficient richness and complexity to communicate effectively with mature readers. While the AP English Language and Composition course assumes that students already understand and use Standard English Grammar, it also reflects the practice of reinforcing writing conventions at every level. Therefore, this test contains multiple-choice questions on usage to reflect the link between grammar and style. The intense concentration on language use in the test enhances students’ ability to use grammatical conventions appropriately and to develop stylistic maturity in their prose. With the help of this test an AP student shall greatly benefit and can evaluate his level as far as English language is concerned. This short test is prepared in the multiple choice format, specially designed for students taking AP test in English language.

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752 days 21 minutes ago

Rama

who to write these test?

2031 days 3 hours 41 minutes ago

Katelyn Grace

Who writes these tests? Does anyone who's actually a native English speaker actually edit them?

2081 days 19 hours 9 minutes ago

anayo anselm

funnnnnnnnnnnnnn

3280 days 1 hours 38 minutes ago

Joanna Bowler

This is an interesting test - it really shows differences between Indian and British English. I have never heard 'Indian Summer' used in this context but I see how it works - I'm going to try to use it from now on!

3371 days 19 hours 48 minutes ago

Cheshta Choudhury

Got 10 out of 10 !!!!!!!!!

3434 days 3 hours 1 minutes ago

smriti baranwal

thankss ...........

3438 days 7 hours 34 minutes ago

RAJEEV SENGUPTA

10 on 10 after a long time.

3607 days 1 hours 41 minutes ago

Panchali Sen

I have to make up the test based on Idioms.It was excellent.
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3632 days 4 hours 23 minutes ago

huda nikhat

thank u for the test.. grateful for the wisdom imparted

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