English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 67

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. We’re completely SNOWED UNDER at work because it’s the end of the tax year.
    squash
    overwhelmed
    overstretch
    snarl
    All are Correct
    Option B
    Have too much work.

     

  2. She told the students to BELT UP because they were making so much noise.
    silence
    racket
    clamor
    moan
    All are Correct
    Option A

     

  3. I was so nervous in the interview that I just BLANKED OUT and couldn’t answer their questions properly.
    effervescent
    inhabited
    forgot
    brimmed
    All are Correct
    Option C
    Have a temporary memory failure.

     

  4. I was really angry when he BLURTED OUT the secret.
    repudiate
    conceal
    exclaim
    condemn
    All are Correct
    Option C
    Say something quickly without thinking, especially if you shouldn’t.

     

  5. We were starving and BOGGED IN when the food was served.
    dissolute
    maintain
    devour
    vindicate
    All are Correct
    Option C
    Eat enthusiastically.

     

  6. Mark was sick and had to miss the party, so please don’t BRING it UP, I don’t want him to feel bad for missing it.
    throw
    feed
    lift
    broach
    All are Correct
    Option D
    To mention something. (Note: The two parts of this phrasal verb can be separated.)

     

  7. I’ll CALL ON you this evening to see how you’re feeling.
    visit
    accede
    accept
    surprise
    All are Correct
    Option A
    This can mean either to visit someone, or to use someone’s or something’s knowledge.

     

  8. Even though Samantha was in the last place, her brother CHEERED her ON through the entire race.
    censured
    applauded
    taunted
    decried
    All are Correct
    Option B
    To support someone by giving them words of encouragement. (Can be separated by the name or pronoun of the person/people being cheered on).

     

  9. That red car just CUT me OFF and I almost crashed into it.
    flock
    mass
    bequeath
    separate
    All are Correct
    Option D
    This phrase can be used in several ways, but its general meaning is “to interrupt or stop something.” (Can be separated.)

     

  10. Andrew is such a great boyfriend, when he heard that his girlfriend had a cold he DROPPED BY to bring her some soup.
    watched
    blabbed
    visited
    chaffered
    All are Correct
    Option C
    To stop by for a visit, for a short time.

     


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