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Select the Correct Meaning of the Italicized Idiom and Phrase Out of the Four Choices Given. He Burnt His Fingers by Interfering in His Neighbor’S Affair. - English Language

Question

MCQ

Select the correct meaning of the italicized idiom and phrase out of the four choices given.

He burnt his fingers by interfering in his neighbor’s affair.

Options

  • got himself into trouble

  • burnt himself 

  • got himself insulted

  • got rebuked

Solution

got himself into trouble

Explanation:

The phrase 'burn one's fingers' means suffer unpleasant consequences as a result of one's actions. Therefore the option, 'got himself into trouble' is correct.

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
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