Direction: Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom/ phrase.
In (or by) fits and starts
Correct Answer : c ) Something happening at irregular, inconsistent intervals.Explanation :
The meaning of the idiom, “in (or by) fits and starts” is “something happening at irregular, inconsistent intervals”, which is option C.
For Example: Being a company in a small town, the growth of the company is happening in fits and starts.
Nothing worthwhile can be accomplished by fits and starts.
All the other options can, therefore, be eliminated.
Hence, (C) is the correct answer.
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