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Idioms-1

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Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To carry off the bell ' ?

Answer:To bag the first position


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To live in clover ' ?

Answer:To live in great comfort and luxury


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Pin-money ' ?

Answer:Allowance made to a lady for her expenses


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Get down to brass tracks ' ?

Answer:Begin to talk in plain, straight forward terms


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Spick and span ' ?

Answer:Neat and clean


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To take the wind out of another’s sails ' ?

Answer:To anticipate another and to gain advantage over him


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To carry the coal to Newcastle ' ?

Answer:To do unnecessary things


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To turn the cover ' ?

Answer:To pass the crisis


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'A sop to Cerberus ' ?

Answer:Ransom to an enemy


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To hit the nail on the head ' ?

Answer:To guess right


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'A baker’s dozen ' ?

Answer:Thirteen


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To run amuck ' ?

Answer:To run about in frenzy
Answer:To run about in frenzy


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To look down one’s nose at ' ?

Answer:To regard with half-hidden displeasure or contempt


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'Hard pressed ' ?

Answer:In difficulties


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To be at one’s finger’s end ' ?

Answer:To be completely conversant with


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To pull strings ' ?

Answer:To exert hidden influence


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'A green horn ' ?

Answer:An inexperienced man
Answer:An inexperienced man


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To look sharp ' ?

Answer:To be quick


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To pour oil in troubled water ' ?

Answer:To calm a quarrel with soothing words


Question: what is the meaning of idiom 'To play on a fiddle ' ?

Answer:To be busy over trifles