Choose Best Expresses the Meaning of the Idiom/Phrase:

Directions: Four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternatives which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/ Phrase and mark it in the Answer-Sheet.

  1. He beats about the bust.
    (a) talk continuously
    (b) does not talk specifically
    (c) talks sensibly
    (d) speak well
  2. I have taken fancy to this car.
    (a) improved
    (b) developed liking for
    (c) given imaginative touches
    (d) revised
  3. Carry out
    (a) continue
    (b) complete something
    (c) bring
    (d) to take in
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 17th October 2015 in English.
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    1. Answer: (b) does not talk specifically

      The best express meaning of the idiom of “beats about the bust” is “does not talk specifically”.
      Hence, the answer is (b) does not talk specifically.

    2. Answer: (b) developing liking for

      The best express meaning of the idiom “taken fancy to” is “developing liking for”.
      Hence, the answer is (b) developing for.
    3. Answer: (b) complete something

      The best express meaning of the idiom “carry out” is “complete something”.
      Hence, the answer is (b) complete something.
    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 19th October 2015.
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