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Q21. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: This matter has been **hanging fire** for the last many months and must therefore be decided one way or the other.

  1.  going on slowly
  2.  hotly debated
  3.  stuck up
  4.  ignored

Solution : going on slowly
Q22. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: In the armed forces, it is considered a great privilege to **die in the harness**.

  1.  die on a horse back
  2.  die of natural causes
  3.  die while still working
  4.  die with honour

Solution : die while still working

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Q23. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: The cricket match proved to be a **big draw**.

  1.  a keen contest
  2.  a huge attraction
  3.  a lovely spectacle
  4.  a game without any result

Solution : a huge attraction
Q24. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: When he heard that he had once again not been selected, he **lost heart.**

  1.  became hopeful
  2.  felt sad
  3.  became angry
  4.  became discouraged

Solution : became discouraged

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Q25. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom: He was undecided. He **let the grass grow under his feet.**

  1.  loitered around
  2.  stayed out
  3.  sat unmoving
  4.  moved away

Solution : loitered around
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