English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections Set 10

Phrase Replacement Practice Questions for SBI PO, IBPS PO and other Bank exams

Which of the phrase/ word from the options (A), (B), (C) and (D) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.

  1. My partner’s been away for a fortnight- I am aching of her.
    A) aching in
    B) aching for
    C) ache for
    D) ache by
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Ache for- Want something or someone a lot
  2. Trains delays are getting worse and with the high fares, it all add into misery for the commuters.
    A) add for
    B) adds in
    C) add up
    D) adds up to
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Add up to – Have a certain result
  3. He’s been angling for an invitation, but I don’t want him to come.
    A) angling into
    B) angling of
    C) angling by
    D) angling upto
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : Angle for – Try to get something indirectly, by hinting or suggesting
  4. The teacher tried for arguing of the girl down, but she couldn’t.
    A) for argument
    B) to argue
    C) in argue
    D) for argue of
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Argue down- Beat someone in a debate, discussion or argument
  5. They auctioned out their property as they were heavily in debt.
    A) auctioned on
    B) auction from
    C) auctioned off
    D) auctioned into
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Auction off- Sell something in an auction
  6. He backed out from the agreement at the last minute.
    A) backed out by
    B) backed up of
    C) back into
    D) backed out of
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Back out of- Fail to keep an agreement, arrangement
  7. Everybody bailed out on him when the scandal broke.
    A) bailed into
    B) bailed up to
    C) bails on him
    D) bailed from
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : Bail out on – Stop supporting someone when they are in trouble
  8. The government banged on out competition and the free market
    A) bangs from
    B) banged on about
    C) banged on in
    D) bangs on in
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : banged on about- talk at tedious length about (something).
  9. If you bash your monitor around like that, it won’t last long.
    A) within like this
    B) among like this
    C) about like that
    D) from like this
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : bash about- Mistreat physically
  10. I hadn’t bargained for so many people coming.
    A) bargain on
    B) bargain from
    C) bargained into
    D) bargained of
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : Bargain for – Expect something to happen

 

 

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38 Thoughts to “English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections Set 10”

  1. Barbie Warrior Girl (。♥‿♥。)

    9//10

    Thanku 🙂

    1. HAZARD

      Kaha hai tu..
      Log miss kar rhe tjhe..haha

      1. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

        :)) kaun log 😀 😀

        kahi wo hazard to nahi 😀 😀

        1. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

          😀 hehe

          padhae kaisi chal rhi ?

          1. HAZARD

            Thik thak chal rhi..
            Aaj to match dhkna h lekn

          2. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            oh okey :)) chalo ATB :))

            kaun pooch rha tha BA pe 😀

          3. HAZARD

            Same to u girl..
            Ittu sa barba pucha rha tha..??

          4. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            bhaak yahi din aa gaye ab 😀 😀

          5. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            kya isey kehte hai ache din 😀

          6. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            nae nae kuch ne suna chahti mai to 😐

            tum bolo or sab acha hai na ?? koe xam nearby ??

          7. HAZARD

            Hahah..
            Sab mast..Tu bta kya haal…??
            Abhi koi nhi..soch rha hu karun vyasha bhar deta hu

          8. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            han idhar bhi sab acha hai :))

            dekho abhi main focus PO rakho , be dedicated ,,usi pe dhyan do , pvt bank is like hell .. kehne ka matlab PO hi final rakho I

            IBPS PO
            IBPS CLERK
            RRB PO
            RRB CLERK

            in 4 exams pe hi focus kro , bs

            ho jayega :))

            ye beech ke exams itna mayene ne rakhte yr , seats to PO me hi aayegi ache se :))

          9. HAZARD

            Yr tjhe pta hai mera routine tbhi rehta h jb m exam dete rehta hu..
            Nhi to bilkul padhai se dhyan haat jata h isliye karun vysaha bhar rha hu..

          10. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            same :/

            ye bhi sahi hai , exams deke exams wali feleing aa jati waise , ki thoda seriosuness badh jaati 🙂

            mere sath b hai ye to :))

            koe nahi bhar do form,, krna na krna aage depend karega sab cheezo pe :))

          11. HAZARD

            Wohi na..
            Aur iss baar m RRB hindi m dunga..
            Pichli baar hindi m de deta to selection ho jata..
            English m sirf 5 marks aaye the..
            Overall m 3 marks se ruka..??

          12. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            🙁 mera to pre reh gaya tha 0.25 se 🙁

            koe ne yr hindi wala meko b btana , meko idea ne hai ki hindi ka kaise aata paper :))

            Dnt worry 2017 hamara hai :)) ho jayega , bs focus and practice krni ache se :))

          13. HAZARD

            Yo ladki..Mene TukTuk se Hindi ki book mangi h..Wo mjhe jb degi book to tjhe de dunga..
            2017 m karna hi hai..??

          14. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            exactly :))

            done done ladke 😀

            quizzes to badi purani purani krte tum 😀

            2-3 mnths purani bhi 😀

            acha hai , ye dono jagah superb quiz milti 🙂

          15. HAZARD

            AZ aur AC acchi h yr..
            Aur quiz ki karna h ab toh..
            Basic to sab aate hi hai

          16. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            haan wahi to 🙂

            buddhe ho chuke syllabus dekh dekh ke 😀

          17. HAZARD

            Hahaha…Ha na lekn har baar pattern change ho jata..
            Wese teri english mast h yr

          18. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            pattern change ho jata , isey hi to kehte ki hamara luck hamari band baja rha 😀

            bina inform kiye 😀

            kya mast hai bs likhne ka shaukh hai baaki kuch nae 🙂

            grammer to aati ne meko 🙁

            bs quizzes hi krti or kuch ne 🙂

          19. HAZARD

            Wese likhta to m bhi hu lekn jb bhut depress hota hu..
            Tu bhut bada likhti hai aur m short fairy tailes..Tb bhi english acchi nhi meri..??

            Mjhe vocab bhut bekar lgta yr..??

          20. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            hehe dekho dost , hum us stage pe hai is time , jaha se peeche hatna possible nahi , aage badhna hi ek rasta hai 🙂

            kehne ka matlab ab wo t ime nahi rha jab hum apni marji se choose kr skte ki hame vocab pasand hai ya nahi :))

            means ab bs karne wali situation hai samne , no choices left 🙂

            hamare baad me aaye huye bande bhi PO hai aaj ki date me 🙁

            so ab hamara time hai , vocab kisi ko nae pasand hoti , lekin karni hoti na bs wahi scene hai hamara bhi :))

          21. HAZARD

            Wohi toh ladki..
            Karna toh hai hi isliye kar bhi raha hu..
            Wese iss baar apna saal hai..aur inte pass Kr to quit karna bhi nahi h..

          22. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            hanji hanji wahi keh rhi :))

          23. HAZARD

            Yo..
            Kal upvote karta tjhe ab..
            Bye bye.??

          24. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            heheh bye bye tk cr 🙂

        2. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

          or tum din bhar online kyu rehte waise 🙁

          padh ne skte 😐

          1. HAZARD

            Quiz kar rha..??

          2. Ittu Si Barbie (。♥‿♥。)

            han wo jab meko upvote milte tab pta chal hi jata 😀 😀 hehe

          3. HAZARD

            Hahahah…??

  2. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    6/10 🙁

  3. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    5/10

  4. Mera bhi din ayega :)))

    8/10 ty :))

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