English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 51

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

  1. They bashed him up in the fight in the pub last week and he had to go to hospital.
    blessed
    favoured
    damaged
    booned
    All are correct
    Option C
    BASHED UP = Break, damage or hurt by hitting.

     

  2. The new project has balled me up– I have no idea what to do.
    confused
    snafu
    anarchic
    bewildered
    All are correct
    Option E
    BALLED UP = Confuse or make things complicated.

     

  3. He’s banging about in the kitchen.
    chiding
    lambasting
    rebuking
    chewing out
    All are correct
    Option E
    BANGING ABOUT = Move in a place making a lot of noise.

     

  4. I must bail my drunken brother out of jail.
    compensate
    constrain
    ransom
    contain
    All are correct
    Option C
    BAIL OUT OF = Pay a bond to release someone from jail.

     

  5. The teacher tried to argue the girl down, but she couldn’t.
    dissuade
    influence
    move
    debilitate
    All are correct
    Option B
    ARGUE DOWN = Beat someone in a debate, discussion or argument.

     

  6. He’s been angling for an invitation, but I don’t want him to come.
    relaxing
    trying
    demanding
    pacifying
    All are correct
    Option B
    ANGLING FOR = Try to get something indirectly, by hinting or suggesting.

     

  7. You should allow for delays when planning a journey.
    think
    contemplate
    consider
    regard
    All are correct
    Option E
    ALLOW FOR = Include something in a plan or calculation.

     

  8. My partner’s been away for a fortnight- I am aching for her.
    revolusion
    concerning
    feeling
    enmity
    All are correct
    Option C
    ACHE FOR = Want something or someone a lot.

     

  9. We have to abide by what the court says.
    deject
    tolerate
    grimcacks
    accept
    All are correct
    Option D
    ABIDE BY = Accept or follow a decision or rule.

     

  10. The police were acting on a tip from an informer and caught the gang red-handed.
    derivating
    confirming
    impacting
    connecting
    All are correct
    Option C
    ACT ON = To take action because of something like information received.

     



 

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8 Thoughts to “English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 51”

  1. gomathy priya

    ty mam:))

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    Give all.phrasals sis…

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