Idioms 101 - 200 Final Test

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  • 1. 

    My boss is so ____________________. If there is any problem with the project, he will ___________________________________. 

    • A.

      Cutting edge .... go back to the drawing board

    • B.

      Different animal ... build it from the ground up

    • C.

      Type A ... blow things out of proportion

    • D.

      All ears ... generate buzz

    Correct Answer
    C. Type A ... blow things out of proportion
    Explanation
    The phrase "type A" typically refers to someone who is highly ambitious, competitive, and driven. In this context, if the boss is described as "type A," it suggests that they have a tendency to overreact or exaggerate when there is a problem with the project. They may blow things out of proportion, meaning they make the issue seem much more serious or significant than it actually is.

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  • 2. 

    Yesterday, we had to _______________________. I finally got home at 10:00pm and ___________________________. 

    • A.

      Go back to the drawing board ... was all ears

    • B.

      Work down to the wire ... caught some Z's

    • C.

      Work around the clock ... got up-to-date

    • D.

      Catch some Z's ... was better off

    Correct Answer
    B. Work down to the wire ... caught some Z's
    Explanation
    Yesterday, we had to work down to the wire, meaning we had to work right up until the last minute or deadline. It was a long and exhausting day, but eventually, I finally got home at 10:00pm. I was so tired that I immediately caught some Z's, which means I went to sleep.

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  • 3. 

    My grandmother is afraid to drive on the interstate, but she wanted to drive on our trip to Portland. That meant we had to take _____________________. I had to ________________________. 

    • A.

      The guinea pig ... keep an eye on it

    • B.

      The happy medium ... get in hot water

    • C.

      Last resort ... keep my fingers crossed

    • D.

      The scenic route ... grin and bear it

    Correct Answer
    D. The scenic route ... grin and bear it
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the scenic route ... grin and bear it". This means that since the grandmother is afraid to drive on the interstate, they had to take a longer and more scenic route instead. The phrase "grin and bear it" suggests that the speaker had to accept and endure the situation, even though it may not have been their preferred choice.

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  • 4. 

     Her fiance seemed like a wonderful man, but after they married, he acted angry all the time. Now she is stuck with a ___________________ for a husband, and my __________________________. 

    • A.

      Hot-head .. heart goes out to her

    • B.

      Guinea pig ... fingers are crossed

    • C.

      Heart of gold ... hand is lent to her

    • D.

      Happy medium ... heart is getting up to speed

    Correct Answer
    A. Hot-head .. heart goes out to her
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hot-head .. heart goes out to her". This means that her husband has a quick temper and gets angry easily. The phrase "heart goes out to her" expresses sympathy and understanding for her situation.

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  • 5. 

    When I was standing in line at the grocery store, I decided to _______________________ with the poor, old woman who was standing in front of me. I was glad I did because our chat seemed to ______________________. 

    • A.

      Run ideas by ... call it quits

    • B.

      Skate on thin ice ... rest assured

    • C.

      Put in my two cents ... be a bitter pill to swallow

    • D.

      Shoot the breeze ... cheer her up

    Correct Answer
    D. Shoot the breeze ... cheer her up
    Explanation
    In this situation, the phrase "shoot the breeze" means to engage in casual conversation or small talk. By deciding to "shoot the breeze" with the poor, old woman, the speaker was able to have a friendly chat with her. The phrase "cheer her up" implies that the conversation had a positive effect on the woman's mood, suggesting that she may have been feeling down or lonely before the interaction. Therefore, the speaker was glad they decided to have a chat with her as it seemed to uplift her spirits.

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  • 6. 

    When my brother started drinking too much, my parents told him that he was ____________________________. Finally, they told him to get his own apartment rather than live at home. They ____________________________________. 

    • A.

      Pulling it off ... swallowed the bitter pill

    • B.

      Skating on thin ice ... washed their hands of him

    • C.

      Setting the record straight ... took him into their confidence

    • D.

      Calling it quits ... rest assured

    Correct Answer
    B. Skating on thin ice ... washed their hands of him
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that when the brother started drinking too much, he was in a risky and dangerous situation, symbolized by "skating on thin ice." The parents, realizing the severity of the situation and unable to handle it anymore, decided to distance themselves from their son by "washing their hands of him" and telling him to get his own apartment. This implies that they no longer wanted to be responsible for his actions and wanted him to take responsibility for his own life.

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  • 7. 

    Your grandparents are creating their wills. They're trying to decide to whom to leave _______________________ of the fortune, but they're ________________________. If you ___________________________, they'll leave it all to you. 

    • A.

      The pass the buck ... pulling our legs ... make up your mind

    • B.

      Night owl ... a pain in the neck ... make a living

    • C.

      The lion's share ... no if's, ands or buts ... pass the buck

    • D.

      The lion's share ... of two minds ... play your cards right

    Correct Answer
    D. The lion's share ... of two minds ... play your cards right
    Explanation
    Your grandparents are unsure about whom to leave the majority of their fortune to. They are undecided and hesitant about making a decision. However, if you are able to handle the situation correctly and make wise choices, they will leave the majority of their fortune to you.

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  • 8. 

    Hmmm. Your wife is staying out late on most nights. She does not answer your calls or texts. She says she is working, but she never has any money. I don't want to __________________________________, but I think ______________________________________. 

    • A.

      Pull your leg ... there's no ifs, ands or buts

    • B.

      Go out on a limb ... you're passing the buck

    • C.

      Make a mountain out of a mole hill ... there's more to this an meets the eye

    • D.

      Be out of practice ... she's a night owl

    Correct Answer
    C. Make a mountain out of a mole hill ... there's more to this an meets the eye
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, the speaker is hesitant to overreact or exaggerate the situation ("make a mountain out of a mole hill") because they suspect that there is a hidden or undisclosed explanation ("there's more to this than meets the eye"). The speaker believes that there is a deeper reason behind their wife's behavior and wants to investigate further rather than jumping to conclusions.

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  • 9. 

    We only have three days to meet our deadline. It's ______________________! If you ______________________, I'll be really angry. 

    • A.

      Crunch time ... slack off

    • B.

      Team spirit ... tell me about it

    • C.

      The fast life ... run in place

    • D.

      A shot in the dark ... break the news

    Correct Answer
    A. Crunch time ... slack off
    Explanation
    In this context, "crunch time" refers to the final period before a deadline when there is a lot of pressure and work to be done. "Slack off" means to be lazy or not work as hard as one should. The correct answer suggests that if someone slacks off during this crucial period, the speaker will become angry. Therefore, it is important for everyone to work hard and stay focused to meet the deadline.

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  • 10. 

    I enjoy my small business, and I would love to _______________________, but I _____________________ right now. I'm a mother first. I will care for my kids now and when the last one is in kindergarten, I'll _____________________________. 

    • A.

      Chill out ... fooled around ... live the fast life

    • B.

      Think big ... can't afford to ... take the world by storm

    • C.

      Get to the bottom of it ... am running in place ... say something under my breath

    • D.

      See the writing on the wall ... told you about it ... break the news

    Correct Answer
    B. Think big ... can't afford to ... take the world by storm
    Explanation
    The person enjoys their small business but cannot pursue their ambitions or "think big" at the moment because they are prioritizing their role as a mother. They are unable to "afford" to focus on their business aspirations right now. However, once their children are older and in kindergarten, they plan to "take the world by storm" and pursue their dreams.

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  • 11. 

    If you are a different animal, you are an unusual person. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that being a different animal makes a person unusual. This implies that the person possesses unique qualities or characteristics that set them apart from others. Therefore, the correct answer is true, as it aligns with the given statement.

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  • 12. 

     If you go back to the drawing board, you are definitely an architect. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is a play on words. "Going back to the drawing board" is an idiom that means starting over or reevaluating a plan. It does not literally mean that you are an architect. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 13. 

    If you have a heart of gold, you are hard, yet capable of being melted, like gold. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that if someone has a heart of gold, they are hard, yet capable of being melted, like gold. However, this is not true. Having a heart of gold means being kind, caring, and generous, rather than being hard or unfeeling. The comparison to gold is used metaphorically to emphasize the value and preciousness of these qualities, not to suggest that the person is hard or unyielding. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 14. 

    If there is no other option, then you will choose the last resort. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "If there is no other option, then you will choose the last resort" implies that when all other options have been exhausted or are not feasible, the last resort will be chosen. This suggests that the statement is true, as it is stating a logical outcome based on the given condition.

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  • 15. 

    If you judge by appearances, you might learn that you can't judge a book by its cover. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that judging something solely based on its outward appearance can be misleading. It implies that one cannot accurately assess the true nature or qualities of something or someone just by their external appearance. Therefore, the answer "True" aligns with the idea that one should not make hasty judgments based on superficial observations.

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  • 16. 

    If you put in your two cents with a dime, someone will give you eight cents in return.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because if you put in your two cents with a dime, you would have actually put in more than the expected amount. Therefore, it is unlikely that someone would give you eight cents in return.

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  • 17. 

    If you are out of practice, you haven't practiced in a while. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that if someone is "out of practice," it means that they haven't practiced a particular skill or activity in a while. This implies that their skills or abilities in that area may have declined or become rusty due to lack of practice. Therefore, the statement is true as it accurately describes the concept of being "out of practice" and its implications.

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  • 18. 

    If you are a night owl, you probably wake up at 5:00 or 6:00am. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that if someone is a night owl, they would wake up at 5:00 or 6:00 am. However, this is not necessarily true as night owls tend to stay up late and prefer to sleep in later in the morning. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 19. 

    If you feel like you're running in place, you're definitely on a treadmill at the gym.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that if someone feels like they are running in place, they are definitely on a treadmill at the gym. However, this statement is not true because feeling like you are running in place can be a metaphorical expression for feeling stuck or not making progress in life, which is not limited to being on a treadmill at the gym. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 20. 

    If you make an educated guess, you choose based on some knowledge that you have. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Making an educated guess means making a guess based on the knowledge or information that one possesses. It involves using logical reasoning and available facts to arrive at a conclusion. Therefore, the statement "If you make an educated guess, you choose based on some knowledge that you have" is true because it accurately describes the process of making an educated guess.

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  • 21. 

    In questions 21-30, match the idiom to its definition.tough call 

    • A.

      All the time, day and night

    • B.

      A difficult decision

    • C.

      Ready to listen

    • D.

      To pay one's fair share

    Correct Answer
    B. A difficult decision
    Explanation
    The idiom "tough call" is commonly used to refer to a situation where making a decision is difficult or challenging. It implies that there are multiple options or choices, and each one has its own pros and cons, making it hard to determine the best course of action. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is "a difficult decision."

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  • 22. 

    Cutting edge

    • A.

      Creating excitement

    • B.

      A difficult decision

    • C.

      Only a guess

    • D.

      The most modern

    Correct Answer
    D. The most modern
    Explanation
    The phrase "cutting edge" refers to something that is at the forefront of innovation and technology. It implies that it is the most advanced and up-to-date option available. Therefore, "the most modern" is the best fit among the given options as it conveys the same meaning as "cutting edge".

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  • 23. 

     get nailed 

    • A.

      To get drunk

    • B.

      To get very angry

    • C.

      To get caught doing something bad

    • D.

      To get beaten up by bad people

    Correct Answer
    C. To get caught doing something bad
    Explanation
    The phrase "get nailed" typically means to get caught doing something bad. It implies that someone has been discovered or exposed for engaging in wrongdoing or illegal activities. This can refer to being caught by authorities, caught in the act by someone else, or facing consequences for one's actions.

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  • 24. 

    You made your bed and now you have to lie in it 

    • A.

      You made your house messy and now you have to live there

    • B.

      You made your bed beautifully and now you get to relax on it

    • C.

      You did something bad and now you have to face the consequences

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. You did something bad and now you have to face the consequences
    Explanation
    The phrase "you made your bed and now you have to lie in it" is an idiom that means you have to accept the consequences of your actions. It implies that if you make a mess or do something wrong, you have to deal with the negative outcomes. This aligns with the answer "you did something bad and now you have to face the consequences."

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  • 25. 

     a white lie 

    • A.

      A small lie

    • B.

      A big lie

    • C.

      A lie that is transparent

    • D.

      A lie that is also true

    Correct Answer
    A. A small lie
    Explanation
    A white lie refers to a small lie that is typically harmless or intended to protect someone's feelings. It is a lie that is not meant to cause harm or have serious consequences.

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  • 26. 

    You're pulling my leg 

    • A.

      You're causing me pain

    • B.

      You're making a joke

    • C.

      You're touching me accidentally

    • D.

      You're a strange person

    Correct Answer
    B. You're making a joke
    Explanation
    The phrase "you're pulling my leg" is an idiomatic expression that means someone is joking or teasing. It does not imply causing pain, touching accidentally, or suggesting someone is strange. Therefore, the correct answer is "you're making a joke."

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  • 27. 

    To say something under your breath 

    • A.

      To spread a rumor

    • B.

      To make an attempt, quietly

    • C.

      To speak as if talking to oneself

    • D.

      To be rude

    Correct Answer
    C. To speak as if talking to oneself
    Explanation
    This phrase means to speak quietly or softly as if talking to oneself. It suggests that the person is speaking in a low volume, possibly mumbling or whispering, and not intending for others to hear what they are saying. This behavior can indicate that the person is deep in thought, expressing their thoughts or frustrations aloud without intending for others to listen or understand.

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  • 28. 

    Don't give me that cock and bull story 

    • A.

      Don't tell me about that Disney movie

    • B.

      Don't start talking about cultural myths

    • C.

      You cannot compare a rooster and a cow

    • D.

      Don't tell me a big lie

    Correct Answer
    D. Don't tell me a big lie
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "don't tell me a big lie" is the most appropriate response to the statement "don't give me that cock and bull story." Both phrases convey a similar meaning, expressing disbelief or skepticism towards a false or exaggerated story. The answer captures the essence of the statement and conveys the idea of not wanting to be deceived or misled by a significant falsehood.

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  • 29. 

    You are what you eat 

    • A.

      You are getting a little bit overweight

    • B.

      You are eating well

    • C.

      You are made of whatever you eat

    • D.

      There are rice people and there are bread people

    Correct Answer
    C. You are made of whatever you eat
    Explanation
    The phrase "you are what you eat" means that the food you consume directly affects your health and well-being. This suggests that the answer "you are made of whatever you eat" is the correct one, as it aligns with the concept that the nutrients and substances from the food you eat are used by your body to build and maintain its structure and functions.

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  • 30. 

    Around the clock 

    • A.

      All the time, day and night

    • B.

      Around noon or midnight

    • C.

      Near to the best time

    • D.

      Near to an average time

    Correct Answer
    A. All the time, day and night
    Explanation
    The phrase "around the clock" means that something is happening continuously, without any breaks or interruptions, day and night. It implies that the activity or event is happening 24 hours a day, without any specific reference to a particular time such as noon or midnight. It emphasizes the idea of constant and uninterrupted occurrence.

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  • 31. 

    For questions 31-40, choose the best idioms.I hear that some people are ________________________ today. Let's ______________________________ and hope we are safe. 

    • A.

      Lending a hand ... go ahead

    • B.

      Getting canned ... keep our fingers crossed

    • C.

      In hot water ... get in touch

    • D.

      Going ahead ... get up to speed

    Correct Answer
    B. Getting canned ... keep our fingers crossed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "getting canned ... keep our fingers crossed". This means that some people are in trouble or facing a difficult situation. The phrase "keep our fingers crossed" means to hope for good luck or a positive outcome. So, the speaker is suggesting that they should hope for the best and stay safe.

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  • 32. 

    Unfortunately, I think that your business idea is _______________________, but you can _____________________ if you want. 

    • A.

      A win-win situation ... call it quits

    • B.

      Rest assured ... take me into your confidence

    • C.

      A pipe dream ... run ideas by me

    • D.

      A bitter pill to swallow ... set the record straight

    Correct Answer
    C. A pipe dream ... run ideas by me
    Explanation
    The phrase "a pipe dream" means an unrealistic or impractical idea. The second part of the sentence suggests that the person can "run ideas by me," which means they can share their ideas or proposals with the speaker for discussion or feedback. Therefore, the correct answer implies that the business idea is unrealistic, but the person can still share it with the speaker for discussion if they want.

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  • 33. 

    She has _______________________ and she is demanding a pay raise, _________________________________. 

    • A.

      Made up her mind ... no ifs, ands or buts

    • B.

      Played her cards right ... going out on a limb

    • C.

      Made a living ... passing the buck

    • D.

      Broken records ... out for herself

    Correct Answer
    A. Made up her mind ... no ifs, ands or buts
    Explanation
    The correct answer, "made up her mind ... no ifs, ands or buts," suggests that she has firmly decided on something without any doubts or hesitations. This phrase implies that she is determined and resolute in her decision, leaving no room for negotiation or compromise.

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  • 34. 

    Ever since he made his fortune, he has been living ______________________. He loves it. He says he'll give up his new lifestyle __________________________________. 

    • A.

      With team spirit ... when he sees the writing on the wall

    • B.

      A shot in the dark ... under his breath

    • C.

      By fooling around ... and tell me about it

    • D.

      The fast life ... when hell freezes over

    Correct Answer
    D. The fast life ... when hell freezes over
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that the person has been living a luxurious and extravagant lifestyle since making his fortune. He enjoys this lifestyle so much that he claims he will never give it up, even if it means waiting for an impossible event like hell freezing over.

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  • 35. 

    Even though she has to ________________________ while living overseas, she is _______________________. ________________________, she is gaining useful work experience. 

    • A.

      Be all ears ... better off ... at her family's expense

    • B.

      Work down to the wire ... more up-to-date, generating buzz

    • C.

      Earn her keep ... better off ... as a matter of fact

    • D.

      Build from the ground up ... blowing things out of proportion ... as a matter of fact

    Correct Answer
    C. Earn her keep ... better off ... as a matter of fact
  • 36. 

    I need to test an idea from my psychology class. Will you ________________________? If so, we can _____________________ and start anytime.

    • A.

      Lend a hand ... know it backwards and forwards

    • B.

      Be my guinea pig ... go ahead

    • C.

      Let it go ... get in touch

    • D.

      Get up to speed ... let it go

    Correct Answer
    B. Be my guinea pig ... go ahead
    Explanation
    The phrase "be my guinea pig" means to be the first person to try something new or experimental. The phrase "go ahead" indicates giving permission or approval to proceed with the testing of the idea. Therefore, the correct answer "be my guinea pig ... go ahead" suggests that the person is willing to participate in testing the idea and gives permission to start.

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  • 37. 

     You seem to think that you can have a bad attitude all the time and nothing will happen. _________________, _______________________________. 

    • A.

      Set the record straight, all bets are off

    • B.

      You've got to be kidding, it speaks for itself

    • C.

      Rest assured, what goes around comes around

    • D.

      Call it quits, pull it off

    Correct Answer
    C. Rest assured, what goes around comes around
    Explanation
    The phrase "Rest assured, what goes around comes around" means that one can be confident that the consequences of their actions will eventually catch up to them. This suggests that if someone consistently has a bad attitude, they will eventually face negative consequences for their behavior.

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  • 38. 

    John and I used to be friends. When he was late, I ___________________________ and told everyone he had family problems. Finally, I realized that he's no good. He's just _______________________________. 

    • A.

      Went out on a limb ... out for himself

    • B.

      Passed the buck ... a pain in the neck

    • C.

      Made a mountain out of a molehill ... playing his cards right

    • D.

      Made a living ... a record-breaking guy

    Correct Answer
    A. Went out on a limb ... out for himself
  • 39. 

    My aunt is so naive and kind-hearted. Even when my uncle started drinking in the morning, she couldn't ________________________________. My mother had to ________________________ and tell her that he needed help.  

    • A.

      Take a shot in the dark ...break the news

    • B.

      Get down in the dumps ... tell me about it

    • C.

      Chill out ... take a shot in the dark

    • D.

      See the writing on the wall ... break the news

    Correct Answer
    D. See the writing on the wall ... break the news
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "see the writing on the wall ... break the news". This means that my aunt couldn't recognize the obvious signs or warning signals that my uncle had a problem with drinking. My mother had to inform her about the situation and ask for help.

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  • 40. 

    I need some good business advice. If you can tell me how to _________________________________, I'm __________________. 

    • A.

      Go back to the drawing board ... up-to-date

    • B.

      Build my business from the ground up ... all ears

    • C.

      Make your guess as good as mine ... all ears

    • D.

      Blow things out of proportion ... better off

    Correct Answer
    B. Build my business from the ground up ... all ears
    Explanation
    The phrase "build my business from the ground up" means starting a business from scratch and gradually developing it. The phrase "all ears" means being eager and willing to listen and receive advice. Therefore, the correct answer suggests that the person is open and interested in receiving advice on how to start and develop their business.

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  • 41. 

     If you are up-to-date, then you are on trend. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If someone is up-to-date, it means that they are well-informed and knowledgeable about current trends and developments. Being on trend means that you are following and embracing the latest fashions, ideas, or behaviors that are currently popular. Therefore, if someone is up-to-date, they are likely to be on trend as well. Hence, the statement "If you are up-to-date, then you are on trend" is true.

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  • 42. 

     If you speak at your friend's expense, then you don't have to pay for lunch. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    If you speak at your friend's expense, it means that you are making jokes or mocking your friend. The statement suggests that if you engage in this behavior, you don't have to pay for lunch. However, this statement is false. Speaking at someone's expense does not exempt you from paying for lunch. This answer implies that there is no correlation between mocking someone and not having to pay for lunch.

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  • 43. 

    If you are in touch with an old friend, you might have the person's contact information and/or you might understand the person well. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If you are in touch with an old friend, it is likely that you have their contact information, such as their phone number or email address. Additionally, being in touch implies that you have maintained a connection with this person over time, which suggests that you understand them well. Therefore, the statement that if you are in touch with an old friend, you might have their contact information and/or understand them well is true.

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  • 44. 

    If you get up to speed on a project, you're working quickly. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Getting up to speed on a project does not mean working quickly. It refers to becoming familiar with the project, understanding its requirements, and getting prepared to work on it effectively. It involves gathering information, learning the necessary skills, and getting acquainted with the project's objectives and processes. It does not necessarily imply working quickly, as the focus is on gaining knowledge and readiness rather than speed.

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  • 45. 

    For most people, getting laid off from a company is a bitter pill to swallow. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Getting laid off from a company is generally a difficult and unpleasant experience for most people. It often brings feelings of disappointment, frustration, and uncertainty about the future. The phrase "a bitter pill to swallow" is used metaphorically to describe something that is hard to accept or deal with. Therefore, the statement "For most people, getting laid off from a company is a bitter pill to swallow" is true.

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  • 46. 

    If you decide to call it quits, you will need to write an official letter to tell the boss you are leaving. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    You do not necessarily need to write an official letter to inform your boss if you decide to quit. While it is a professional and courteous approach to provide a written resignation letter, it is not a mandatory requirement. You can also inform your boss verbally or through other means of communication. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 47. 

    If you set the record straight, you are correcting some false assumptions or information. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Setting the record straight means correcting false assumptions or information. This implies that the given statement is true because it aligns with the definition provided. When you set the record straight, you are essentially providing accurate and truthful information to rectify any misconceptions or false beliefs. Therefore, the answer "True" accurately reflects the meaning of setting the record straight.

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  • 48. 

    If it was a record-breaking year, then there was a lot of incorrect information. Later, you will set the record straight. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that if it was a record-breaking year, there would be a lot of incorrect information. However, it then states that later, you will set the record straight. This implies that there might be incorrect information initially, but it will be corrected later. Therefore, the correct answer is False, as it contradicts the initial statement.

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  • 49. 

     If your stomach is killing you, this usually means that you should avoid eating. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    If your stomach is killing you, it usually means that you are experiencing severe pain or discomfort in your stomach. This could be due to various reasons such as indigestion, food poisoning, or a stomach infection. In such cases, it is not advisable to avoid eating altogether as it is important to consume light and easily digestible foods to help soothe the stomach and aid in the healing process. Therefore, the given statement is false.

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  • 50. 

    If you think there is no point in making a living, then you may become very poor, possibly homeless. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If someone believes that there is no purpose in earning a livelihood, it is likely that they will not prioritize finding employment or securing a stable income. As a result, they may struggle financially and be unable to afford basic necessities such as housing. This could eventually lead to them becoming poor and potentially homeless. Therefore, the statement is true.

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