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English Language Practice Paper on Phrases

English Language Practice Paper on Phrases

English Language Practice Paper on Phrases

Question: Indentify the correct meaning of the phrases with reference to the preposition used.

  • Accede to

  • Eating and drinking

  • Request or proposal

  • Stick to

  • Give one’s approval

Ans. b

Rationale: the phrase accede to means a request or proposal

  • Adhere to

  • Stick to

  • Abhor to

  • Keep from

  • Busy in work

Ans. a

Rationale: the phrase ‘adhere to’ means stick to

  • Aloof from​​ 

  • Rich in

  • Busy in work

  • Familiar with

  • Keep from

Ans. d

Rationale: the phrase ‘aloof from’ means to keep from​​ 

  • Account for​​ 

  • A person

  • The post

  • Explain

  • Fame

Ans. c

Rationale: the phrase ‘account for’ means to explain

  • Antidote to​​ 

  • Severe

  • Pay attention to

  • Counteract the effect

  • Scope for

Ans. c

Rationale: the phrase antidote to means that counteracts the effect of poison

  • Adept in​​ 

  • Comply with

  • Proficient in

  • Foreign to

  • Joined in

Ans. b

Rationale: the phrase adept in means proficient in

  • Beware of

  • Know about

  • To hold tight

  • Similar to

  • Cautious​​ 

Ans. d

Rationale: the phrase beware of means to be cautious

  • Cling to

  • Depend on

  • Rule according to​​ 

  • Manage work​​ 

  • To hold tight

Ans. d

Rationale: the phrase ‘cling to’ means to hold tight

  • Beset with

  • Relation to

  • Surrounded with

  • Aware of

  • Comply with

Ans. b

Rationale: the phrase ‘beset with’ means surrounded with

  • Clamour for

  • Reason for

  • Demand

  • Comprise of

  • Venture in

Ans. b

Rationale: the phrase ‘clamour for’ means to demand

  • Cordoned​​ off​​ 

  • Protect

  • Remain

  • Comprise

  • Demand

Ans. a

Rationale: the phrase cordoned off means to protect

  • ​​ Embark on

  • Not to treat well

  • Venture in

  • Difference between

  • Write more

Ans. b

Rationale: the phrase ‘embark on’ means to venture in or undertake

  • Dispense with

  • To deal out

  • Trade in

  • To do without

  • Inclined to

Ans. c

Rationale: the phrase ‘dispense with’ means to remove or to deal out

  • Live off

  • Food

  • Livelihood

  • Region

  • Source

Ans. d

Rationale: the phrase ‘live off’ means the source of livelihood

  • Part from​​ 

  • ​​ A Person​​ 

  • A Book

  • A Thing​​ 

  • A feeling

Ans. a

Rationale: the phrase ‘part from’ is used to denote separation from a person

 

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