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Idioms-1

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Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'A fair crack of the whip' ?

Answer:A period of importance


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To hold something in leash ' ?

Answer:To restrain


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To wrangle over an ass’s shadow ' ?

Answer:To quarrels over trifles


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To play fast and loose' ?

Answer:To hurt some body’s feelings /to play tricks


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'All agog' ?

Answer:Restless


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'to give up the ghost' ?

Answer:To die


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To snap one’s fingers ' ?

Answer:To be anxious


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'A pipe dream' ?

Answer:An impractical plan


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To stand to one’s guns ' ?

Answer:To perseverance when hardships press


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To loose one’s head ' ?

Answer:To become confused and over exited


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'By the skin of one’s teeth ' ?

Answer:Only just


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To throw one’s glove ' ?

Answer:To give a challenge


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To be in abeyance ' ?

Answer:In suspense


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'A chip off the old block ' ?

Answer:Characteristics of one’s ancestors


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To take people by storm ' ?

Answer:To captive tem unexpectedly


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To throw up the sponge ' ?

Answer:To surrender or give up the contest


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Harp on ' ?

Answer:To keep on talking


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To catch somebody on the hop to' ?

Answer:To catch somebody of guard


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To spell the beans ' ?

Answer:To reveal secret information


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To bring one’s egg to a bad market ' ?

Answer:To fail in one’s plan because one goes to the wrong people for help