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1) Shoulder a burden
A) Broad shouldered person
B) Perform a duty
C) A light burden
D) A burden beyond one's shoulder

2) To leave someone in the lurch
A) To come to compromise with someone
B) Constant source of annoyance
C) To put someone at ease
D) To desert someone in his difficulties

3) Something up one's sleeve
A) A grand idea
B) A secret plan
C) A profitable plan
D) Something important

4) Kick the bucket
A) To conclude
B) To kill
C) To die
D) To absolve

5) To be a good Samaritan
A) To be law-abiding
B) A wise person
C) A religious person
D) A genuinely charitable person

6) To keep the ball rolling
A) To earn more and more
B) To work constantly
C) To maintain the progress of a project, plan, etc
D) To make the best use of

7) Castles in the air
A) Romantic designs
B) Perfect plans
C) Ideal projects
D) A hope or desire unlikely to be realized

8) Sit tight and wait
A) Keep sitting for ever
B) Wait for the right opportunity
C) Keep waiting forever
D) Do nothing useful

9) To carry one's point
A) To explain one's opinion to others
B) To excercise authority with crushing force
C) To have one's aim always in mind
D) To attain the goal aimed at

10) To take the bull by the horns
A) To punish a person severely for his arrogance
B) To grapple courageously with a difficulty that lies in our way
C) To handle it by fierce attack
D) To bypass the legal process and take action according to one's own whims