Idiom / Phrase Questions for CGL Prelims

Q1 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Get the message
Options:
1) Understand what is implied by a remark or action
2) Communicate using a secret language
3) Find it difficult to understand a different language
4) Fire someone from a job
Correct Answer: Understand what is implied by a remark or action

Q2 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Keep at bay
Options:
1) Keep y our problems to yourselves
2) to control something and prevent it from causing you problems
3) Not share a secret
4) Maintain a long distance relationship
Correct Answer: to control something and prevent it from causing you problems

Q3 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
To go to somebody's head
Options:
1) To have a huge ego
2) To complain to the highest authority
3) To make someone dizzy or slightly drunk
4) To arrive at the central point of the topic
Correct Answer: To make someone dizzy or slightly drunk

Q4 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
To make amends
Options:
1) To make new friends
2) To feel guilty for something you have not done
3) To compensate
4) To make flimsy excuses
Correct Answer: To compensate

Q5 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Give somebody a ring
Options:
1) Propos e marriage
2) Inform about the death of a loved one
3) Call someone on the telephone
4) Trap somebody in a difficult relationship
Correct Answer: Call someone on the telephone

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