Verbal Ability:: Idioms and Phrases

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Exercise

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Some proverbs/idioms are given below together with their meanings. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom, If there is no correct meaning given, E (i.e.) 'None of these' will be the answer.

 

A black sheep

A. An unlucky person
B. A lucky person
C An ugly person
D. A partner who takes no share of the profits
E. None of these

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

In the English language, 'Black sheep' is an idiom used to describe an odd or disreputable member of a group, especially within a family.


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