Directions (Q. 1- 5): Four alternatives are given for the underlined idiom/phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the underlined idiom/phrase and Answer.

1. At one’s wit’s end.

to understand thoroughly

to be puzzled

to be a stupid person

to behave irrationally

2. The clerk turned a deaf ear to his officer's advice.

Disputed

Paid attention to

Disregarded

Acknowledged gratefully

3. He expects his subordinates to be always at his beck and call.

At rest

At work

At his disposal

At their desks

4.  In the long run.

Permanently

Universally

Occasionally

Ultimately

5. If you are in the good books of the boss, you are sure to rise quickly.

Work well for the boss

Praise the boss

In favour with the boss

Co-operate with boss

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