Direction: Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom/ phrase.
Read Between the lines.
Correct Answer : b ) To understand the hidden meaningExplanation :
The idiom, “Read between the lines,” means to understand the hidden meaning, which is option b.
All the other options are incorrect and can, therefore, be eliminated.
Let us see the use of the idiom in question with a set of examples:
“The problem was so complex that the manager has to read between the lines to solve it.”
“The statements given by the rulers were having hidden meanings, but the media was smart enough to read between the lines and highlight the issue.”
Hence, b is the correct answer.
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