English: Phrase Replacement Questions — Set 44

 

Directions: Which of the WORD A, B, C, and D given below DEFINES the phrase printed in bold in the sentence and can be replaced with the phrase in bold to make sentence grammatically correct. If there is no such word given in the options then mark E as the answer.

  1. You’ll have to back up your car so that I can get out.
    A) compensate
    B) balk
    C) defend
    D) reverse
    E) None of these
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    back up = retreat
  2. I must watch my speed until I break in my new Volvo.
    A) ensconce
    B) interject
    C) shroud
    D) veil
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    break in = force entry
  3. Missiles were used as a bargaining chip in negotiations for economic aid.
    A) pilfer
    B) swindle
    C) donate
    D) withhold
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    chip in = contribute something as one’s share of a joint activity, cost, etc.
  4. The four witches dabble in the supernatural to get back at their enemies and fix a few personal-appearance problems.
    A) fend
    B) retaliate
    C) advent
    D) wreak
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    get back at = take revenge on (someone)
  5. The bleak landscape made Zen think back to his dream, to his own father’s fate.
    A) reminisce
    B) retrospect
    C) recall
    D) review
    E) None of these
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       Option
    Explanation:
    think back = recall a past event or time.
  6. I can put up with the house being untidy, but I hate it if it’s not clean.
    A) forbid
    B) adjust
    C) tolerate
    D) overrule
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    put up with = endure
  7. The teacher called-for an explanation of his conduct.
    A) confirm
    B) easy
    C) argue
    D) demand
    E) None of these
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    called-for = to demand
  8.  How are you going to meet the deadlines if you take on too many projects?
    A) jeff
    B) veto
    C) upset
    D) elude
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    take on = upset
  9. Many people call upon to god for help rather than to thank him.
    A) bumble
    B) assist
    C) pray
    D) deter
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    call upon = have recourse to
  10. She is banking on the bank loan for her higher study.
    A) expecting
    B) advancing
    C) doubting
    D) reckoning
    E) No Correction Required
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    banking on = rely on confidently

 

 

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4 Thoughts to “English: Phrase Replacement Questions — Set 44”

  1. hi

    Again 5/10…tq AZ:)

  2. the walking dead

    7-10:)

  3. the walking dead

    AZ team,make it full like a quiz .Provide us with a option to mark and submit it.Otherwise no use of timer.:)

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