- These tests are a check for your learning and your level with respect to the basic vocabulary skills
- 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 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.
Part and parcel:
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.
to carry burden
carry the day
Question 3 Explanation:
The phrase, ‘Carry weight’ means significant or important. For example: Your research carries weight and will be considered soon.
To pass away
Question 4 Explanation:
The idiom ‘pass away’ means to die. For example: His father passed away this morning.
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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