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.