Selecting Words, Phrases & idioms - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 20080

Q.  Complete the following sentences with the most appropriate words/phrases with reference to grammar, idioms, proverbs and syntax.

________________ should not throw stones.

- Published on 10 Mar 16

a. People in glass houses
b. People in crystal houses
c. People in ice houses
d. None of the above

ANSWER: People in glass houses
People in glass houses should not throw stones. (this is an “idiom” or commonly used phrase in the English language). Writer Geoffrey Chaucer was the first person to use this phrase in the English language in his work “Troilus”

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