Idioms & Phrases - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 20975

Q.  Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom/ phrase.

A man of straw

- Published on 15 Apr 16

a. a worthy fellow
b. a man of no substance
c. a very active man
d. a selfish person

ANSWER: a man of no substance
A man of straw means a person of no substance (weak person).

Example in a sentence: The slave was accused by his king of being a man of straw and lacking in decisiveness.

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