English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 62

Directions: Which of the WORD A, B, C, and D given below DEFINES the phrase printed in bold in the sentence. If all defines the phrase then mark E as the answer.

  1. I take after my father. Who do you take after?
    dispute
    clash
    resemble
    conflict
    All are Correct
    Option C
    take after = resemble a parent or relative

     

  2. Joseph joined the army because he believes he must stick up for his country.
    burden
    accuse
    abbreviate
    uphold
    All are Correct
    Option D
    stick up for = defend oneself or opinions

     

  3. My boss really stuck it to me when I arrived late to work for the third time this week.
    admonish
    bless
    praise
    gratitude
    All are Correct
    Option A
    stuck it to = severely criticize a person

     

  4. I think you should stand up to your older brother and tell him to stop pushing you around.
    submit
    decision
    dodge
    withstand
    All are Correct
    Option D
    stand up to = defend oneself against someone or something

     

  5. I settled on the job at the oil company.
    abstain
    determine
    decrease
    dispute
    All are Correct
    Option B
    settled on = make a decision after a period of time

     

  6. I set up an appointment with my doctor at 3:30 this afternoon.
    arrange
    disperse
    confuse
    rescind
    All are Correct
    Option A
    set up = arrange (an appointment, a meeting,etc.)

     

  7. I don’t think he killed those men. Somebody set him up.
    conclude
    jeff
    establish
    demolish
    All are Correct
    Option C
    set up = falsely incriminate a person

     

  8. I ran into my English teacher at the movies last night. She’s so nice!
    miss
    strike
    overleap
    defog
    All are Correct
    Option B
    run into = meet unexpectedly

     

  9. I ran across some old photos while I was cleaning my house.
    divide
    disconnect
    misread
    meet
    All are Correct
    Option D
    run across = find or meet unexpectedly

     

  10. I need to read up on the company before I go on the job interview.
    glance
    browse
    research
    peek
    All are Correct
    Option C
    read up on = research a topic for a reason

     


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