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Idiomshere Are a Few Sentences from the Text Which Have Idiomatic Expressions. Can You Say What Each Means? (You Might Want to Consult a Dictionary First.) - English - Language and Literature

Idioms

Here are a few sentences from the text which have idiomatic expressions. Can you say what each means? (You might want to consult a dictionary first.)

  1. Our entire class is quaking in its boots. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. Until then, we keep telling each other not to lose heart. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. Mr Keeping was annoyed with me for ages because I talked so much.___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. Mr Keeping was trying to play a joke on me with this ridiculous subject, but I’d make sure the joke was on him.____________________________.

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Solution

(i)Our entire class is quaking in its boots. Shaking with fear and nervousness

(ii) Until then, we keep telling each other not to lose heart. Not to lose hope

(iii) Mr. Keeping was annoyed with me for ages because I talked so much. Since a long time

(iv) Mr. Keeping was trying to play a joke on me with this ridiculous subject, but I’d make sure the joke was on him. He was outwitted by her

Concept: Reading Skill (Textual)
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NCERT Class 10 English First Flight
Chapter 4.1 From the Diary of Anne Frank
Q 3.1 | Page 56
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