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Default plz solve some idioms

Here I have listed down some idioms and incorrect sentences. Please someone help me solving all of these mentioned stuff. I shell be very grateful to u in this regard.

1. All that jazz
2. An up hill task
3. Evil genius
4. Expose to Odium
5. Look your age
6. Pecuniary Aid
7. The Loaves and Fishes
8. To pay lip service to
9. To split hair
10. A cry in Wilderness
Incorrect Sentence:
1. The mankind should love the nature.
2. The ailing patient had better to go to the doctor.
3. Pakistanis are desirous to go to abroad.
4. Shakespeare is more famous than any English Dramatist.
5. Having Crossed the River, the road looked clear before them.
6. My statement is based on facts, and I will not withdraw.
7. I sent a verbal message to my friend.
8. He asked me politely if I will go now.
9. He behaved cowardly
10. The car needs painting badly and I must get it done.
11. Passing by the dilapidated house, a brick fell on my shoulder.
12. The vast extent of the steppes of Central Asia is enormous.
13. To be honest, lies must never be told.
14. They decide for starting on their journey.
15. I have reached only yesterday.
16. Having considered the high level of interest rates , depressed trading conditions are likely to prevail into next year.
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1-All that jazz

all related things; other similar topics

They were talking about UFO's and all that jazz.

2-To split hair

be very fussy, notice small differences

Clyde likes to work on research that requires him to split hairs.

3-An up hill task

Very complicated mission

The struggle for more freedom and justice is always an uphill task.

Note:I am not sure about this one, correct me if i'm wrong

4-To pay lip service to

Lip service When people pay lip service to something, they express their respect, but they don't act on their words, so the respect is hollow and empty.

A Man Would Do Nothing,
If He Waited Until He
Could Do It So Well
That No One Would Find Fault
With What He Has Done.

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the loaves and fishes:
meaning: the actual profits, the material benefits

correct sentence:

5. he behaved like coward.
11. when i was passing by the dilapidated house,a brick fell on my shoulder
4.shakspeare is more famous than any other english dramatist
12.vast , extent and enormous have same meaning statement is based on facts ,will not be withdraw.
Plan with attitude ,prepare with aptitude,participate with servitude,receive with gratitude.

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