Idioms and Phrases

Direction : In each of the following questions, an idiomatic expression / a proverb has been given, followed by some alternatives. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/proverb.
1. A chip off the old block
  A.  A piece of wood
  B.  A good bargain
  C.  Characteristics of one’s ancestors.
  D.  An old friend
2. To give up the ghost
  A. To die
  B. To become rational
  C. To suffer
  D. To fight evil forces

3. By the skin of one's teeth
  A.  Hardly
  B.  In time
  C.  Only just
  D.  Hurriedly
4. A lady's man
  A.  A woman tailor
  B.  A lover of woman company
  C.  A timid husband
  D.  A man working as per a lady's directions.
5. To hit below the belt
  A.  To work confidentially
  B.  To harm unfairly
  C.  To hit the correct mark
  D.  To strike at the exact position

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