English: Double Fillers for Upcoming Exams Set 19

Double Fillers Fill in the blank Bank PO

Direction: Fill in the blanks with appropriate word to form a meaningful sentence.

  1. I’d been having _______ with my laptop and it finally ____ out at the weekend.
    A) problem, left
    B) trouble, gave
    C) hitch, crushed
    D) peace, worked
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : gave out: stopped working
  2. The construction of the bypass went _______ despite the _______ from the environmentalists.
    A) ahead, protests
    B) smooth, approval
    C) critical, demurral
    D) forward, benefits
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : ahead, protests
  3. Two armed men _______ the bank in High Street this morning and ______ with $ 85,000.
    A) left, robbed
    B) robbed, looted
    C) held up, got away
    D) chased, played
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : hold up- rob with violence or threats
  4. The show was getting _____ so they ______ it up with some new scenes
    A) stale , jazzed
    B) boring, personified
    C) exciting, left
    D) exciting, frigid
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : jazz up: make something more interesting or attractive
    stale: no longer new and interesting or exciting.
  5. The judge let him off with a ______ rather than a _______ sentence since it was his first offence.
    A) prison, fine
    B) fine, prison
    C) fine, warning
    D) reminder, verdict
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Let off: not punish
  6. The Government has tried to _____ down the ______ of the minister’s resignation.
    A) hide, negligence
    B) bring, character
    C) play, importance
    D) wipe, reason
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Play down: try to make something seem less important
  7. The football striker was _______ for _____ with the referee’s decision.
    A) retired, criticizing
    B) fined, complying
    C) criticized, damaging
    D) sent off, arguing
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : send off: expel a player
  8. Life got hard for John when he went blind, but he just _______ on and never_________ .
    A) moved, settled
    B) soldiered, complained
    C) admired, frustrated
    D) finished, cried
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : soldier on: continue even when things get difficult
  9. If you shop ______ , you can find some real ______ for air tickets.
    A) around, bargains
    B) again, good
    C) always, change
    D) online, formation
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : shop around: look around for the best price, quality, etc.
  10. The party was really ____ so we _______ out and went to the pub instead.
    A) silent, gained
    B) cool, moved
    C) dull, slipped
    D) embarrassing, focused
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : slip out: leave discreetly

 

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