SSC Exams 2020: Top 10 Idioms on Fruits & Vegetables (Part-2)

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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

SSC Exams 2020 | Top 10 Idioms on Fruits & Vegetables (Part-II). Idioms play an important role in our day to day language. They are an embellishment to the vocabulary. They are asked almost in every SSC exams be it SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, SSC GD Constable, SSC MTS etc and therefore it becomes imperative to pay heed on them. The article is in continuation with the ‘Top 10 Idioms on Fruits & Vegetables (Part-I)’, where we learnt some new idioms. We have categorised these idioms to make the learning process easier. These are some of the most important idioms from this category.

SSC Exams 2020 | Top 10 Idioms on Fruits & Vegetables (Part-II)

List of idioms Meaning Usage in a sentence
To be full of beans Possess a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Sakshi is full of beans during the start of the project.
Sour Grapes Refers to a situation where one criticises something just because he is incompetent to attain it When he did not get what he always wanted, it became sour grapes for him.
Bad Apple Refers to a corrupt or wicked person Shubham is a bad apple owing to his bad habits.
Top Banana Refers to a leader or someone on an authoritative position Akash is a top banana while Aman is a second banana.
Upset the Apple-cart Spoil the plan  When it comes to planning a vacation, Akash upsets the apple cart by making excuses.
Not give a Fig Show no interest in something Aradhana does not give a fig in someone’s personal matters.
To be like two peas in a pod  To be very similar or alike in any quality Raushan and Shashank are like two peas in a pod.
Small potatoes Something or someone insignificant. Kleptomaniacs are in the habit of stealing small potatoes.
To dangle a carrot  To tempt someone or something Radha dangles a carrot in front of Shrishti to get things done for her.

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