English Language Mock Test 23

Welcome to your English Language Mock Test 23

The youngest son got the lion’s share of the father’s property.

DIRECTIONS : Q.1 – 15 :     In each of the following questions, a sentence is given which contains an idiom or a phrase that has been underlined. Below the sentence are given four alternative meanings of the idiom / phrase marked A, B, C and D . You are required to choose one which most closely expresses the meaning .

It was discovered that the Youngman was over head and ears in love with his cousin.

You will repent if you let the gross grow under your feet.

He has the habit of running down his own people.

We have to keep our fingers cross till the final result is declared.

John always does everything by fits and starts.

Let me tell you, I will not put up with this habit of yours.

Mr. X is not cut out for this kind of work.

There is no need to go over the third chapter of the book again.

Seema and I have known each other for a long time but when I met her the other day, for some unknown reason, she cut me dead .

The Reporter said to the editor, “you need not consult anyone, you can take my word for it”.

After having finished the last project, I find myself at a loose end.

The factory dismissed Mr. Prem and made no bones about it.

There is no love lost between the two though they pretend to be friends.

No one expected Mr. Srivastava to win in the elections but he proved to be a dark horse.