English: Phrase Replacement Questions — Set 46 (Clerk Prelims 2017 based)

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. I know you’re mad at dad, but don’t take it out on me!
    bother
    frustation
    angry
    punish
    All are correct
    Option C
    take it on = To subject an innocent party to one’s anger or aggression.

     

  2. Do you expect me to wait upon you like a member of some medieval court?
    complaint
    scorn
    recognize
    censure
    All are correct
    Option C
    wait upon = to pay homage to someone.

     

  3. The teacher checked the students’ papers over.
    skim
    examine
    glance
    browse
    The teacher checked the students’ papers over.
    Option B
    Check over = To look over; examine

     

  4. I can’t believe you would even consider walking out on your family when they need you the most!
    adhere
    abandon
    accede
    achieve
    All are correct
    Option B
    walk out on = To abandon or leave someone.

     

  5. I need to get by with this cart. We just got by the traffic jam when another accident happened.
    shove
    fail
    cope
    lose
    All are correct
    Option C
    get by = To move past something, especially an obstacle or impediment of some kind.

     

  6. Make sure of the student’s identity before you let him into the classroom.
    belie
    controvert
    verify
    confute
    All are correct
    Option C
    make sure of = verify

     

  7. The firefighters put out the house fire before it could spread.
    beg
    kindle
    upset
    assuage
    All are correct
    Option C
    put out = To put in a great deal of effort; to inconvenience oneself or go through a lot of trouble.

     

  8. It was pretty exciting to have a hand in launching the new business.
    fixture
    debilitate
    endowment
    importune
    All are correct
    Option C
    hand in = A contributory role in something.

     

  9. The boss is downstairs and wants to meet our visitor. Will you take her down?
    adjoin
    asunder
    abroad
    nuzzle
    All are correct
    Option B
    take down = to move someone or something to a lower position or level.

     

  10. When you have a chance, read this over.
    recite
    quiet
    interpret
    compile
    All are correct
    Option C
    read over = to read something.

     



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