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Idioms-1

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Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To get cold feet ' ?

Answer:To be afraid


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To take a leap in the dark ' ?

Answer:To do a hazardous thing without any idea of the result


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To give get/give the bird ' ?

Answer:To send away


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To be at daggers drawn ' ?

Answer:To be bitter enemy


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To save one’s face ' ?

Answer:to evade disgrace


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To spilt hours ' ?

Answer:To indulge in over-refined arguments


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'A lady’s man' ?

Answer:A lover of woman company


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Will o’ the wisp' ?

Answer:Anything which eludes or deceives


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To get into scrape ' ?

Answer:To find oneself in an awkward predicament


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To fly off the handle ' ?

Answer:To lose one’s temper


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To blaze trail ' ?

Answer:To initiate work in a movement


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

Answer:To be perplexed


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Hush money ' ?

Answer:Bribe paid to secure silence


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'A tall order ' ?

Answer:A task difficult to perform


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To draw bead upon' ?

Answer:To take aim at


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'All and sundry ' ?

Answer:Everything without distinction


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To disabuse one’s mind ' ?

Answer:To remove a misapprehension


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To temp providence ' ?

Answer:To take reckless risks


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To accept the gauntlet ' ?

Answer:To suffer humiliation


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'French leave ' ?

Answer:Absence without permission