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.
- I take after my father. Who do you take after?
disputeclashresembleconflictAll are CorrectOption C
take after = resemble a parent or relative
- Joseph joined the army because he believes he must stick up for his country.
burdenaccuseabbreviateupholdAll are CorrectOption D
stick up for = defend oneself or opinions
- My boss really stuck it to me when I arrived late to work for the third time this week.
admonishblesspraisegratitudeAll are CorrectOption A
stuck it to = severely criticize a person
- I think you should stand up to your older brother and tell him to stop pushing you around.
submitdecisiondodgewithstandAll are CorrectOption D
stand up to = defend oneself against someone or something
- I settled on the job at the oil company.
abstaindeterminedecreasedisputeAll are CorrectOption B
settled on = make a decision after a period of time
- I set up an appointment with my doctor at 3:30 this afternoon.
arrangedisperseconfuserescindAll are CorrectOption A
set up = arrange (an appointment, a meeting,etc.)
- I don’t think he killed those men. Somebody set him up.
concludejeffestablishdemolishAll are CorrectOption C
set up = falsely incriminate a person
- I ran into my English teacher at the movies last night. She’s so nice!
missstrikeoverleapdefogAll are CorrectOption B
run into = meet unexpectedly
- I ran across some old photos while I was cleaning my house.
dividedisconnectmisreadmeetAll are CorrectOption D
run across = find or meet unexpectedly
- I need to read up on the company before I go on the job interview.
glancebrowseresearchpeekAll are CorrectOption C
read up on = research a topic for a reason