English Idioms and Phrases Section 1

This is the verbal ability questions and answers section on “Idioms and Phrases” with explanation for various interview, competitive examination and entrance test. Solved examples with detailed answer description, explanation are given and it would be easy to understand.

The result of the examination dashed my hopes.


To see red

Oily tongue

There is no need to rake up an old quarrel.

She exhibited remarkable sang froid during the crisis.

Mrs Rashmi has been in the blues for the last several weeks.

Believe me , I am all at sea.

None of this hanky panky, please talk straight.

The leader must have the lion’s share of the booty.

In deep water