Directions: For each of the following sentences four alternatives are given. You are required to choose the correct meaning of the idiom or phrase given underlined in the sentence.
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B
Meaning: an expression of encouragement to someone who has to bear some emotional burdens.

Ex. Friend! Don’t lose hope. Keep your chin up!
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A
Meaning: something good that is added to another good thing.

Ex.  He was delighted to have his story published – getting paid for it was just icing on the cake.
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A
Meaning: to make someone take the blame for something.

Ex. Don’t make me the scapegoat for the broken glass. I didn’t do it.
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B
Meaning: if you have a long face, you look sad.

Ex. ‘Why do you have such a long face?’, ‘My husband doesn’t want to see me anymore.’
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A
Meaning: to die
 
Ex. Didn't you hear? He kicked the bucket - had a heart attack, I think.