In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.
I cannot conceive of a time when I was without a refrigerator
The old beggar ran amuck and began to throw stones at the passerby.
He went back on his promise to vote for me.
Their business is now on its last legs.
In spite of the immense pressure exerted by the militants, the Government has decided not to give in.
The authorities took him to task for his negligence.
The detective left no stone unturned to trace the culprit.
Rohit has bitten off more than he chew.
His speech went down well with the majority of the audience.