English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 65

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

  1. The rules don’t ALLOW OF any exceptions.
    constrain
    preclude
    permit
    proscribe
    All are Correct
    Option C

     

  2. I have no idea, but I’ll ASK AROUND at work and see if anyone can help.
    abbreviate
    disesteem
    consult
    overrule
    All are Correct
    Option C
    Ask a number of people for information of help

     

  3. We ASKED John ROUND for diner.
    doze
    invite
    elect
    repulse
    All are Correct
    Option B
    Invite someone

     

  4. My partner’s been away for a fortnight- I am ACHING FOR her.
    wealth
    plethora
    want
    fear
    All are Correct
    Option C
    Want something or someone a lot

     

  5. I can hear him BANGING ABOUT upstairs.
    quietude
    serenity
    silence
    noise
    All are Correct
    Option D
    Move in a place making a lot of noise

     

  6. He’s always BANGING ON ABOUT football.
    babbling
    refraining
    refraining
    tacit
    All are Correct
    Option A
    Keep talking about something

     

  7. They BASHED him UP in the fight in the pub last week and he had to go to hospital.
    improve
    damage
    mend
    service
    All are Correct
    Option B
    Break, damage or hurt by hitting

     

  8. He’s being very careful because he thinks the police ARE ONTO him.
    abandon
    shun
    pursue
    eschew
    All are Correct
    Option C
    Pursue, be aware of someone’s true nature

     

  9. BEAM me UP, Scottie.
    haul
    enrapture
    convey
    transport
    All are Correct
    Option D
    Teleport, transport

     

  10. We BOARD our dog OUT with friends when we go abroad.
    organic
    endure
    extinct
    live
    All are Correct
    Option D
    Arrange for pets to stay somewhere while you’re away

     


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