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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C
Meaning: to do too much; to be extravagant

Ex. When it comes to having chicken, I go overboard.
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C
Meaning: If something, like a relationship, is on the rocks, it is in trouble and may come to an end.

Ex. Their marriage is on the rocks. 
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B
Meaning: to listen to or hear something from a valid and genuine source. 

Ex. ‘Where did you hear it from?’ ‘From the horse’s mouth.’
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C
Meaning: To do something in the easiest, quickest, or cheapest way, often harming the quality of your work

Ex. You can’t pass IAS exam by cutting corners. 
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A
Meaning: to listen to a story or an explanation with considerable doubt. 

Ex. You must take anything she says with a pinch of salt. She doesn't always tell the truth.