English Phrase Replacement New Pattern for SBI Clerk / IDBI Executive 2018 (Day-37)

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English Phrase Replacement – SBI Clerk / IDBI Executive Exam New Pattern

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Directions (Q 1-10): In each of the following questions one phrase has been given and it has been followed by four sentences. You have to find out in which of these sentences phrase has been used properly according to its meaning and mark your answer from the options denoted by a), b), c) and d). Mark e) as your answer if you find that phrase has been applied properly in all the sentences.

1) Take after

i) In professional and business matters or in talking to the staff members and making them understand about business strategies, you take after your father.

ii) That night security guard of location decided to take after Harry due to his appearance and activities.

 iii) Who so ever sees me, definitely says, “you take after your mother”.

iv) Although, I was busy but I took after the kids as they were hungry.

  1. only i & ii
  2. only i, ii & iv
  3. only i, ii & iii
  4. all except iv
  5. all are correct

2) Keep away

i) You should keep away from TV, magazines and friends, if you really want to concentrate on your studies.

ii) Your going for a party at your friend’s house but please don’t forget that you have to keep away from fried foods and oily snacks.

 iii) He must be very happy as he is coming home because his job keeps him away from home and family for long.

iv) Please keep the computer away from the reach of the kids.

  1. only i & ii
  2. only i, ii & iv
  3. only  ii & iii
  4. all except iv
  5. all are correct

3) Look out

i) You should look out for the terms and conditions of the contract before signing it.

ii) You should look out this magazine as it so many topics to read.

 iii) This hall is very big and it is little difficult to look out for him as many people are present here.

iv) Tomorrow I will look out for you as I have to tell you about your training schedule.

  1. only i & ii
  2. only i, ii & iv
  3. only i, ii & iii
  4. all except ii
  5. all are correct

4) Put in

i) He has been putting in more hours in learning guitar as he wants to play it with perfection in concert.

ii) Marry has put in a lot of efforts to get the project approved.

 iii) It is better that I should not put in as I don’t have much knowledge about the incident.

iv) This is not the right time to give increment in their salaries, she put in.

  1. only i & ii
  2. only i, ii & iv
  3. only i, ii & iii
  4. all except iv
  5. all are correct

5) Fill out

i) You have to assist the candidates in filling out their application forms.

ii) While recovering from his sickness he has begun to fill out.

 iii) Before meeting to anybody in this office you have to fill out the Visitors’ Register at the reception.

iv) It took me three hours to fill out the bundle of forms, which had been given to me.

  1. only i & ii
  2. only i, ii & iv
  3. only i, ii & iii
  4. all except iv
  5. all are correct

6) Walk out

i) He simply walked out of the meeting as the directors did not give their consent for his new venture.

ii) The factory workers’ association has decided to walk out as management and administration did not consider their issues and problems.

iii) As per doctor suggestion you should walk out at time after having your dinner.

iv) We will have to walk out on the agreement due to the recent government regulation on trade and tariff.

  1. only i & ii
  2. only i, ii & iv
  3. only i, ii & iii
  4. all except iv
  5. all are correct

7) Come across

i) She has come across an old diary of grandma in which some useful home remedies are written for common health problems.

ii) I hope you are ready and you will come across well in you first the press conference.

iii) I think she will come across with some more orders for our publication company.

iv) He has come across an app which makes tax calculation very easy.

  1. only i & ii
  2. only i, ii & iv
  3. only i, ii & iii
  4. all except iv
  5. all are correct

8) Go on

i) “Investigation will go on until we solve the case and arrest the convicts”, said the senior officer.

ii) He will have to go on with this project as he has invested his lot of money in it.

iii) Coach was observing the players and they went on with their practice session.

iv) If you had gone on with your studies, you would have been respected person in the society.

  1. only i & ii
  2. only i, ii & iv
  3. only i, ii & iii
  4. all except iv
  5. all are correct

9) Do without

i) Although he takes healthy food but it will be difficult for him to do without medicines as he has grown old and weak.

ii) There is no milk in the house and I should purchase one milk pack otherwise how will I do without coffee?

iii) We have been doing without domestic help for last 3 days as he has gone to his village.

iv) It just impossible for me to do without marker on white board in the class.

  1. only i & ii
  2. only i, ii & iv
  3. only i, ii & iii
  4. all except iv
  5. all are correct

10) Get into

i) He has been getting into social service these days and soon he will join his uncle’s NGO which helps poor and destitute.

ii) She wants to be lawyer like her mother that is why she has been working hard to get into famous law university of the country.

iii) You should have informed me and you could have got into my car as I was passing from there.

iv) John’s friend made him understand that he should not get into gambling as it can spoil his whole life.

  1. only i & ii
  2. only i, ii & iv
  3. only i, ii & iii
  4. all except iv
  5. all are correct

Answers:

Directions (Q 1-10):

1) Correct Answer is: c)

The phrase “take after” has more than one meaning. These are “to look or behave like an older member of your family, especially your mother or father / to follow somebody quickly” and phrase has been applied properly in i, ii and iii sentences.

2) Correct Answer is: d)

The phrase “keep away” has more than one meaning. These are “to avoid going near somebody/something” and “to prevent somebody/something from going somewhere” and phrase has been applied properly in i, ii and iii sentences.

3) Correct Answer is: d)

The phrase “look out” has more than one meaning. These are “If you look out for something, you pay attention to things so that you notice it if or when it occurs / to keep trying to find something or meet someone” and phrase has been applied properly in i, iii and iv sentences.
4) Correct Answer is: e)

The phrase “put in” has more than one meaning. These are “to give time and effort / to interrupt someone” and the phrase has been applied properly in all the sentences.

5) Correct Answer is: e)

The phrase “fill out” has more than one meaning. These are “ to add information such as your name or address in the empty spaces in document / put on weight to a noticeable extent” and the phrase has been applied properly in all the sentences.

6) Correct Answer is: b)

The phrase “walk out” has more than one meaning. These are “ to stop working in order to go on strike / to leave a meeting, performance, etc. suddenly, especially in order to show your disapproval /   to stop doing something that you have agreed to do before it is completed” and phrase has been applied properly  in i, ii and iv sentences.
7) Correct Answer is: e)

The phrase “come across” has more than one meaning. These are “to meet or find somebody/something by chance / to make a particular impression / to provide or supply something when you need it” and phrase has been applied properly in all the sentences.
8) Correct Answer is: e)

The meaning of the phrase “go on” is “to continue” and it is properly applied in all the sentences.

9) Correct Answer is: e)

The meaning of the phrase “do without” is “to manage without having something” and phrase has been applied properly in all the sentences.

10) Correct Answer is: b)

Explanation: The phrase “get into” has more than one meaning. These are “ to become interested in an activity or subject / to be accepted to study at a school or chosen to play for a team etc / to develop a particular habit” and phrase has been applied properly in i, ii and iv sentences.

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