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April 26, 2014

Idioms & Phrases Practice Exercises - Set 1


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Friends, Which of the phrases 1, 2, 3 and 4 given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make the sentence grammatically correct ? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (5) as your answer.

The performance of our players was rather worst than I had expected
  1. bad as I had expected
  2. worse than I had expected
  3. worse than expectation
  4. worst than was expected
  5. no correction required

It is always better to make people realize the importance of discipline than to impose them on it
  1. impose it with them
  2. impose them with it
  3. imposing them on it
  4. impose it on them
  5. no correction required

The crops are dying; it must not had rained
  1. must had not
  2. must not be
  3. must not have
  4. must not have been
  5. no correction required

They were all shocked at his failure in the competition
  1. were shocked at all
  2. had all shocked at
  3. had all shocked by
  4. had been all shocked on
  5. no correction required

He is too impatient for tolerating any delay
  • to tolerate
  • to tolerating
  • at tolerating
  • with tolerating
  • no correction required

Though we have kept in mind to try and maintain most facilities, we would like to request you to kindly bear with us any inconvenience that may be caused
  1. must keep in mind to try and maintain
  2. have kept in mind trying and maintain
  3. would keep in mind to try and maintain
  4. should have kept in mind to try and maintain
  5. no correction required

The tea estate administration is in such mess there is no leader to set the things right
  1. in such a mess here
  2. in a such mess that here
  3. in such a mess that there
  4. with such a mess that there
  5. no correction required

We met him immediately after the session in which he had been given a nice speech
  1. would be giving
  2. has been given
  3. will have given
  4. had given
  5. no correction required

The moment the manager came to know of the fraudulent action of his assistant, he order immediately dismissed him
  1. immediately ordered his dismissed
  2. ordered his immediate dismissal
  3. immediately order dismissal of his
  4. ordered for immediately dismissal him
  5. no correction required

The drama had many scenes which were so humorous that it was hardly possible to keep a straight face
  1. hardly possible for keeping
  2. hardly impossible keeping
  3. hardly impossible to keep
  4. hardly possible keeping
  5. no correction required

He confidently asked the crowd if they thought he was right and the crowd shouted that they did
  1. that he did
  2. that they had
  3. that he is
  4. that he didn't
  5. no correction required

Acquisition of certain specific skills can be facilitated from general awareness, education and exposure to novel situations.
  1. can be facilitated by
  2. may facilitate through
  3. can be felicitated with
  4. may be felicitated with
  5. no correction required

The man who has committed such a serious crime must get the mostly severe punishment
  1. be getting the mostly severely
  2. get the most severe
  3. have got the most severely
  4. have been getting the severemost
  5. no correction required

The research study in an eye opener and attempts to acquaint us with the problems of the poor nations
  1. attempted to acquaint
  2. attempts at acquainting
  3. attempt to acquaint
  4. attempting to acquaint
  5. no correction required

If I would have realized the nature of the job earlier, I would not have accepted it
  1. If I have had
  2. In case I would have
  3. Had I been
  4. Had I
  5. no correction required

He is a singer of repute, but his yesterday's performance was quite disappointing
  1. performances for yesterday were
  2. yesterday performance was
  3. yesterday performances were
  4. performances about yesterday were
  5. no correction required

The courts are actively to safeguard the interests and the rights of the poor
  1. are actively to safeguarding
  2. have been actively safeguarding
  3. have to active in safeguarding
  4. are actively in safeguarding
  5. no correction required

Because of his ill health, the doctor has advised him not to refrain from smoking
  1. to not refrain from
  2. to resort to
  3. to refrain from
  4. to be refrained from
  5. no correction required

What happens to all those travelers on the ship was not known
  1. what happened of
  2. that is what happens to
  3. what is that happens to 
  4. what happened to
  5. no correction required

Despite of their differences on matters of principles, they all agree on the demand of hike in salary
  1. Despite their
  2. Despite of the
  3. Despite for their
  4. Despite off their
  5. no correction required
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  2. Thank u, man also post current affairs

  3. Good morning mam... can u plz send me some material on my email address.. plz its request

  4. Thank you very much. Have a Good Day!!

  5. i want banks have applied next salary structure or not? wht will be salary in hand for clerk and po

  6. pls answer this questn with explanation. The income of A is 50% less than that of B. By what % the income of B is more than that of A.

    1. Its 200%.
      Let the income of B=100
      So A's income=100x50%= 50

      100= 2x50

    2. B's income= 50/50 *100=100%

  7. Hi ssyndicatebank po guys plz cal to this num 08022267545
    He is telling in hindi i dont know hindi

  8. please upload the Model Paper Set of Banking awareness thank you


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