English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 41 (Clerk Prelims 2017 based)

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The given questions on Phrase Replacement are based on IBPS CLERK Prelims 2017 Exam.

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. If you want to keep your job here, you must abide by our rules.
    A) slight
    B) synchronize
    C) scorn
    D) follow
    E) None of these
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    abide by = To respect or obey a decision, a law or a rule
  2. The martial artist felt that cauliflower ear was a badge of honor.
    A) astute
    B) chivalrous
    C) token
    D) crafty
    E)  None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    badge of honor = a medal or token signifying an awarded honor or distinction
  3. I must brush up on my French before going to Paris next month.
    A) exposition
    B) careful
    C) accolade
    D) review
    E)  None of these
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    brush up on = To improve, refresh one’s knowledge of something
  4. Apart from being under new management, it’s business as usual in the department.
    A) hiatus
    B) finality
    C) continuity
    D) persist
    E)  None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    business as usual  = an ongoing and unchanging state of affairs despite difficulties or disturbances.
  5. While we see a buyer’s market in terms of property, it is a seller’s market for the financiers.
    A) immovable
    B) real-estate
    C) stable
    D) persisting
    E)  None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    buyer’s market = an economic situation in which goods or shares are plentiful and buyers can keep prices down.
  6. The suspect’s trial dragged on longer than we had expected! The suspect’s trial dragged on longer than we had expected!
    A) chunck
    B) abate
    C) protract
    D) cleave
    E)  None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    dragged on = To last longer than expected
  7. He emphasizes the importance of hanging out with the movers and shakers of the art world.
    A) frivolous
    B) feeble
    C) frail
    D) influential
    E)  None of these
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    movers and shakers = a powerful person who initiates events and influences people.
  8. After they split up, she had a hard time getting on with her life.
    A) complete
    B) continue
    C) vacillate
    D) abide
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    getting on with = To have a good relationship with
  9.  The nuclear industry has often resorted to half-truths and cover-ups.
    A) verity
    B) probity
    C) veracity
    D) dissimulation
    E) None of these
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    half-truths = a statement that conveys only part of the truth, especially one used deliberately in order to mislead someone.
  10. Please check your form again and make sure nothing is left out.
    A) sanction
    B) bear
    C) eliminate
    D) embrace
    E) None of these
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       Option E
    Explanation:
    left out = To omit, not mention
    left out = omitted
    omit = exclude
    eliminate = remove

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4 Thoughts to “English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 41 (Clerk Prelims 2017 based)”

  1. Best buddy

    Mam ye es type k phrases Ki practice kahan se kre.
    Only 3-4 days left for my exam

  2. sajal

    chivalrous should be the answer of question 2

  3. Chota don 😂😂😂

    ty

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