Question:

complete the sentence using the appropriate idiom:
Be careful lest you…………

AGet the better of

BGet into hot water

CHold water

DWash one’s hand of

Answer:

B. Get into hot water

Explanation:

  • Get into hot water means get into trouble.
  • Hold water means to be correct, valid, sound, or reasonable and to stand up to scrutiny.
  • Get the better of means  to gain an advantage over or defeat by superior strength or ability.
  • Wash one’s hands of means to disclaim responsibility

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