Saturday, July 13, 2024
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English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections Set 8

Phrase Replacement Questions for SBI PO, IBPS PO and other Bank exams

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. The local authorities have decided to clamp up for illegal parking in handicapped parking places.
    A) clamp of
    B) clamp down on
    C) clamping on
    D) clamp down by
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : clamp down on is a verbal phrase meaning – To act strictly to prevent something
  2. I’ve decided to cut down of the amount of sweets I eat.
    A) cut off
    B) cut by
    C) cut in on
    D) cut down on
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : cut down on- To reduce in number or size
  3. Supriya is not good at dealing on stress
    A) at dealing with
    B) on dealing on
    C) in dealing of
    D) for dealing in
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option A
    Explanation
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  4. After the storm dies down, we went outside to see the damage it had caused.
    A) die down
    B) died for
    C) dies for
    D) died down
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : die down- To calm down, become less strong
    Sentence is in past so died down
  5. She didn’t get a salary this month, so she’ll have for doing without extra treats.
    A) to done without
    B) to do without
    C) done without
    D) for done with
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : do without – to manage without
  6. The suspect’s trial dragged on longer than we had expected!
    A) dragged for
    B) drag on
    C) drag for
    D) dragged with
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : drag on- To last longer than expected. Sentence in past so dragged on
  7. Their wedding gave us a chance for dress up and get out of the house.
    A) for dressed upon
    B) to dress up
    C) to dress for
    D) in dressing by
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : dress up- wear elegant clothes
  8. If you don’t improve your work habits, you’ll end up been fired.
    A) end on being
    B) end for been
    C) end by being
    D) end up being
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : end up- To finally reach a state, place or action
  9. His plans to trek through America fall through when he got sick.
    A) fallen to
    B) failed from
    C) fell through
    D) fallen in
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : fall through- To fail; doesn’t happen. Fell for past, as he got sick, so past
  10. He’s trying to figure in how to earn enough money to go on the trip to Spain.
    A) figured in
    B) figure out
    C) figured out
    D) figure off
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : figure out – To understand, find the answer

 
 

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