Direction: Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom/ phrase.
Building castles in the air
Correct Answer : b ) Making impossible planExplanation :
The idiom, “Building castles in the air” means to make impossible plans, 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 vision for the company presented by the team looked like they are building castles in the air.”
“He keeps talking about his big dreams, but it all seems like castles in the air.”
Hence, B is the correct answer.
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