English Idioms and Phrases Section 2

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.

I am just a small fry in the office.

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To fly off the handle.

Flesh and blood can bear it no longer.

The prices are going up by leaps and bounds.

The company has been handed over to new masters, lock, stock and barrel.

The project of building ended in smoke

His dealings are all above board.

The study of insects was a fascinating pursuit for him.

In this competition there is complete fair play.

To play foul