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  • Directions for individual questionsEach question has a sentence that uses an idiom or phrase. You need to identify the apt meaning of the idiom/phrase from the given options

Idioms and Phrases: Test-11

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Question 1
Stand-by:
A
support
B
postpone
C
stand up
D
resist
Question 1 Explanation:
The phrase, ‘stand by’ means to support somebody even when the situation is bad. For example: I have always stood by her even when she was going through the worst phase of her life.
Question 2
Part and parcel:
A
partly
B
unnecessary part
C
essential element
D
large part
Question 2 Explanation:
The idiom, ‘part and parcel’ is used to refer to something useful and significant. For example: Working for a consultancy, stress is a part and parcel of my job.
Question 3
Carry weight
A
to carry burden
B
carry the day
C
be important
D
carry through
Question 3 Explanation:
The phrase, ‘Carry weight’ means significant or important. For example: Your research carries weight and will be considered soon.
Question 4
To pass away
A
to ignore
B
walk past
C
revise
D
die
Question 4 Explanation:
The idiom ‘pass away’ means to die. For example: His father passed away this morning.
Question 5
Turn down
A
to accept
B
reject
C
weave
D
twist
Question 5 Explanation:
The idiom ‘turn somebody/something down’ means rejection of an offer. For example: They turned down our proposal due to some flaws.
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