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Directions: Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given idiom/ phrase/ word.
He passed himself off as a noble man.
was regarded as
pretended to be
was thought to be
was looked upon
None of these
The following are the meaning and sample sentence for the given idiom/ phrase/ word.
Meaning: pretended to be
Sample sentence: He put on an old black suit, intending to pass himself off as a businessman.
This matter has been hanging fire for the last many months and must therefore be decided one way or the other in his own juice.
going on slowly
Meaning: going on slowly
Sample sentence: How many assignments do you have hanging fire right now?
In the armed forces, it is considered a great privilege to die in harness.
die on a horse back
die in the battlefield
die while still working
die with honour
Meaning: die while still working
Sample sentence: He doesn’t want to retire – he’d rather die in harness.
The cricket match proved to be a big draw.
a keen contest
a huge attraction
a lovely spectacle
a game without any result
Meaning: a huge attraction
Sample sentence: One of the big draws is that online trading is relatively cheap.
When he heard that he had once again not been selected he lost heart
Meaning: became discouraged
Sample sentence: It's all too easy to lose heart when you've had a couple of failures.
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