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1) To turn over a new leaf
A) To change completely one's course of action
B) To shift attention to new problems after having studied the old ones throughly
C) To cover up one's faults by wearing new marks
D) To change your behavior or attitude

2) To bear the brunt of
A) To offer to carry the heaviest weight
B) To get the greater amount or larger part of something bad
C) To share the lightest of responsibilities
D) To give birth to some unsavoury matter

3) To be rolling in money
A) Very rich
B) Borrowing money liberally
C) To spend more than what one's earn
D) Wasting a lot of money

4) To have an axe to grind
A) To fail to arouse interest
B) To have a selfish reason for saying or doing something
C) To have no result
D) To work for both sides

5) To keep one's head
A) To quarrel
B) To fight
C) To keep calm
D) To be impatient

6) Take the wind out of (one's) sails
A) To cause harm to another
B) To live in great comfort and luxury
C) To rob of an advantage
D) To be in a dilemma

7) To wash one's dirty linen in public
A) To do some ugly work in public
B) To insult in the presence of others
C) To discuss secret matters in public
D) to discuss private or embarrassing matters in public, especially when quarreling

8) To keep oneself to oneself
A) To keep oneself alive
B) To restrain oneself
C) To hide things from others
D) To live apart without company

9) To get into hot waters
A) To get into trouble
B) To die
C) To become nervous
D) To accept defeat

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