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Karnataka 2nd PUC English Workbook Answers Streams Idioms and Phrases
Read the examples of idioms given below:
|To keep one’s shirt on||To control one’s temper|
|To be under one’s thumb||To be under someone’s complete control|
|To have a swollen head||To admire oneself greatly|
|To blow one’s own trumpet||To praise oneself|
|To be hand in glove with||To engage in wrong doing|
|To be in a soup||To be in trouble|
|To know A-Z of||To know everything about a subject|
|To go on a wild goose chase||To be a part of a vague activity|
|To leave no stone unturned||To explore every alternative|
A. Use the correct form of suitable idioms from those given above to complete the following sentences.
1. It is difficult to ________ when Ravi keeps arguing.
2. All this praise about her intelligence has given Usha such a ________ that she cannot talk to anyone without showing off.
3. You must take Abel’s advice. He knows ________ of the share market.
4. Don’t believe this man. He is ________ with the thief.
5. I had warned them that there was no use in working on the project. It was a ________ .
6. The parents ________ to enable their disabled child get a good education.
7. It is difficult to listen to Don Gonzalo. He ________ as soon as he opens his mouth.
8. If you break rules, you’ll land yourself ________ .
1. keep my shirt on;
2. swollen head;
3. A to Z;
4. hand in glove;
5. wild goose chase;
6. left no stone unturned;
7. blows his own trumpet;
8. in a soup.
B. Match the idioms and phrases in section A with the meanings in section B.
|1) to look something up||a) to admire|
|2) to look up to||b) to look at with scorn|
|3) to look down at||c) to search for information|
|4) to let off||d) to stop others from going ahead|
|5) to hold up||e) to break up|
|6) to knock down||f) to await eagerly|
|7) to look forward to||g) to be allowed to go free|
|8) to put off someone||h) to obstruct others from work|
|9) to put up with||f) to be going on|
|10) to see red||j) to affect|
|11) to be in full swing||k) to tolerate|
|12) to get in one’s way||i) to irritate|
|13) to tell upon||m) to be very angry|