Monday, June 24, 2024
Banking QuizEnglish

English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections Set 7

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. If you want to keep your job here, you must abide for our rules.
    A) account for
    B) account by
    C) abide by
    D) add up
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : abide by – To respect or obey a decision , law or rule.
  2. I hope you can account of the time you were out!
    A) describe
    B) account for
    C) tell of
    D) propose of
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : account for- To explain, give a reason
  3. I advise for walk alone in this neighborhood.
    A) advised a walking
    B) advise against walking
    C) advise to walk
    D) advise in walking
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : advise against – To recommend not doing something
  4. We need to allow of unexpected charges along the way.
    A) to advise of
    B) the allow of
    C) to allow for
    D) a allow in
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : to allow for – To take into consideration
  5. It’s difficult to choose which appliance to buy, but in the end it usually come out of cost.
    A) come less of
    B) boil out of
    C) come less by
    D) boils down to
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : boil down to something to be the main reason for something or the most basic part of something
  6. Rioting took out as the government raised the fuel prices again.
    A) broke in from
    B) broke out after
    C) took from
    D) took on of
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : broke out- To start suddenly
  7. I must look after my French before going to Paris next month.
    A) brush in for
    B) catch up
    C) brush up on
    D) bring in on
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : brush up on – To improve, refresh one’s knowledge of something
  8. It took Prachi several hours to calm down after she saw the accident.
    A) for calm in
    B) to calm for
    C) for calm of
    D) for calming
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : to calm down – To become more relaxed, less angry or upset
  9. The soldiers carried of walking in order to get to their post before dark.
    A) carried to walk
    B) carried away walking
    C) carry for walking
    D) carried on walking
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : carried on – To continue
  10. When the police started asking questions, the suspect clammed up.
    A) camped down

    B) clamped up
    C) clam out
    D) clamed off
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : clam up – To refuse to speak

 
 

 

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