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    Idioms and phrases quiz

    Tell the meaning of the following 10 Idioms and phrases . Three top scorer will be presented virtual gifts. Send the entry to naresh.kumar@bhel.in by tomorrow 10 AM.
    1. All at sea
    2. Fair and square
    3. In cold blood
    4.Heads will roll
    5. Take after
    6. Cheek by jowl
    7 Give in
    8. Bad blood
    9. Fits and starts
    10.Put up with
  • #606747
    I have emailed you my entry for the above contest. It was very interesting, thank you for coming up with this contest.

  • #606748
    I have sent my entry. Please acknowledge. Thanks for the contest.
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  • #606749
    A good quiz created by the author. However, in the era of Internet, everything is available online and the meanings of these phrases and idioms are no exception.
    I think it would have been better if along with the meanings, the author had asked to use the phrases/idioms in proper self-created sentences to clarify their usage.

    I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep.

  • #606750
    The purpose is to learning. If some body try to attempt even by net then also he will learn new thing. If there is a tie, it will be broken by less time taken means early received will have an edge.
    The greatest wealth in this world is mental peace and good health.

  • #606753
    Many thanks for the clarification, Sir. The concept is clear to me now.
    I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep.

  • #606756
    I have mailed my reply to the contest to the given email. Please acknowledge the receipt of the same. Thank you for your contest which helped me to polish my brain for some time.
    drrao
    always confident

  • #606805
    Result of quiz:
    Total entries received=3
    First prize goes to-Ms Neethu
    Second prize goes to-Mr. Partha Kansabanik
    Third prize goes to - Mr. Dr. N V Srinivas Rao
    Answers of First prize winner-Ms Neethu
    1. All at sea : In a state of confusion and disorder.
    2. Fair and square : In an honest way and without any doubt
    3. In cold blood : With Cruel intent
    4.Heads will roll : People will get into severe trouble
    5. Take after : To resemble a close or older relative
    6. Cheek by jowl : Positioned very close together
    7 Give in : To yield to someone or something
    8. Bad blood : feelings of hate between people because of arguments
    9. Fits and starts: with irregular movement with much stopping and starting
    10.Put up with : endure without complaint.
    Congratulations to all the winners. Virtual gifts will be send shortly.

    The greatest wealth in this world is mental peace and good health.

  • #606808
    Thanks to Mr. Sharma for the virtual gift. Congratulations to Ms. Neethu and Dr. Rao.
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  • #606853
    Thank you so much, Mr. NK Sharma for the gift, at the same I would like to congratulate Mr. Partha and Dr. Rao.

  • #606902
    I like to thank you Mr.Sharma for your virtual gift. My heartiest congratulations to Ms.Neetu and Mr.Partha for winning the contest.
    drrao
    always confident

  • #606929
    Thank you all. Now the thread can be locked.
    The greatest wealth in this world is mental peace and good health.


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