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1) To wrangle over an ass's shadow
A) To act in a foolish way
B) To quarrel over trifles
C) To waste time on petty things
D) To do something funny

2) 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

3) 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

4) A square peg in a round hole
A) A man of importance
B) someone who is uncomfortable or who does not belong in a particular situation
C) A good bargain
D) To face stiff competition

5) By fits and starts
A) To do intermittently or irregularly
B) To do consistently
C) To be in high spirits
D) To fight vigorously

6) To cry wolf
A) To listen eagerly
B) To give false alarm
C) To turn pale
D) To keep-off starvation

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

8) To smell a rat
A) To see signs of plague epidemic
B) To get bad smell of a dead rat
C) To suspect foul dealing
D) To be in a bad mood

9) The pros and cons
A) For and against a thing
B) Foul and fair
C) Good and evil
D) Former and latter

10) To keep the wolf away from the door
A) To keep away from extreme poverty
B) To keep off an unwanted and undesirable person
C) To keep alive
D) To hold the difficulties and dangers in check