Choose Best Expresses the Meaning of the Idiom/Phrase:

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

  1. His frequent journeys are telling upon his health.
    (a) affecting
    (b) threatening
    (c) informing
    (d) improving
  2. My kith and kin congratulated me on my brilliant success.
    (a) colleagues
    (b) niece and nephew
    (c) father and mother
    (d) relatives
  3. Television has becomes part and parcel of our lives.
    (a) showy part
    (b) unavoidable luxury
    (c) status symbol
    (d) important part
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 18th October 2015 in English.
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    26. Answer: (a) affecting

    The best express meaning of the given idiom “telling upon” is “affecting”.
    Hence, the answer is (a) affecting.

    27. Answer: (d) relatives

    The best express meaning of given idiom “kith and kin” is “relatives”.
    Hence, the answer is (d) relatives.

    28. Answer: (d) Important part

    The best express meaning of the given idiom “part and parcel” is “important part”.
    Hence, the answer is (d) important part.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 19th October 2015.
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