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TYPE 1: CHOOSING THE CORRECT MEANING OF THE GIVEN IDIOM
In this type of questions, an idiom is given followed by four alternatives. The candidate is required to choose that alternative which correctly expresses the meaning of the given idiom.
Example: To meet one’s Waterloo
(a) To die an ignoble death (b) To meet a strong adversary
(c) To die fighting (d) To meet one’s final defeat
Solution: The idiom ‘To meet one’s Waterloo’ means ‘To meet one’s final defeat’.
Hence the answer is (d)