English Phrasal Replacement with Detailed Explanation – IBPS, SSC Exam (Day-43)

English Phrasal Replacement with Detailed Explanation – IBPS, SSC Exams (Day-43):

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English Phrasal Replacement with Detailed Explanation

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Directions (1-10): In each of the question given below a/an idiom/phrase is given in bold which is then followed by five options which then tries to decipher its meaning as used in the sentence. Choose the option which gives the meaning of the phrase most appropriately in context of the given sentence.

  1. I can’tbelievethat stupid dance is all the rage right now.
  1. happening
  2. popular
  3. widespread
  4. overtaking
  5. groovy
  1. It is clear that he is going to bear away the palm in this contest.
  1. cheat
  2. participate
  3. win
  4. lose
  5. cheer
  1. The authorities decided to cumber with my project by not allocating sufficient funds.
  1. postpone
  2. hinder
  3. destroy
  4. terminate
  5. curb
  1. You should make a clean breast of the matter to someone.
  1. apologise
  2. hide
  3. regret
  4. confess
  5. investigate
  1. He has developed a bad habit to diddle everyone.
  1. annoy
  2. irritate
  3. ridicule
  4. prank
  5. deceive
  1. Belle hummed and hawed, and looked very cross, but finally did leave the room.
  1. hesitated
  2. singed
  3. enquired
  4. stumbled
  5. paused
  1. We must keep the pot boiling as long as we are able to do so.
  1. cooking
  2. living
  3. enjoying
  4. earning
  5. eating
  1. If he doesn’t like your work, he’ll come down on you like a ton of bricks.
  1. promptly
  2. suddenly
  3. heavily
  4. rapidly
  5. surely
  1. After spending weeks constructing my project, I was thrilled to carry the day at the science fair.
  1. enjoy
  2. participate
  3. visit
  4. win
  5. None of these.
  1. He delivered an off the cuff speech which was applauded by everyone.
  1. excellent
  2. impromptu
  3. oratory
  4. exceptional
  5. magnificent

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