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.
- His frequent journeys are telling upon his health.
- My kith and kin congratulated me on my brilliant success.
(b) niece and nephew
(c) father and mother
- Television has becomes part and parcel of our lives.
(a) showy part
(b) unavoidable luxury
(c) status symbol
(d) important part
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.