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Idioms-1

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Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To have brush with ' ?

Answer:To have a slight encounter


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To pull one’s socks up ' ?

Answer:To try hard


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Within an ace of ' ?

Answer:Narrowly


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To blow hot and clod ' ?

Answer:To be inconsistent


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To give chapter and verse for a thing ' ?

Answer:To produce the proof of something


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To beggars’ description ' ?

Answer:Beyond one’s power to describe adequately


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To plough the sands ' ?

Answer:To busy oneself in a way which cannot lead to any profitable result


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Foar in the mouth ' ?

Answer:To be furious


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To take umbrage ' ?

Answer:To be offended


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Something up one’s sleeve ' ?

Answer:A secret plan


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Adam’s ale ' ?

Answer:Water


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To draw the long bow ' ?

Answer:To make and exaggerated statement


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To fight to the bitter end ' ?

Answer:To carry on a contest regardless of consequences


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Queer somebody’s pitch ' ?

Answer:Upset one’s plan


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To make the grade ' ?

Answer:To come out successful


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To be up and doing ' ?

Answer:To be actively engaged


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To see eye to eye with ' ?

Answer:To agree


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'A jaundiced eye ' ?

Answer:prejudice


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To see red ' ?

Answer:To find fault with


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To rip up with old sores ' ?

Answer:To revive a quarrel which was almost forgotten