Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions, a sentence is given with a blank. There are five words given below each sentence. Choose the phrases among the five options that suitably fits the given blank.
Q1. I have to —- my notes once again to make sure I have learned all important details before the exam.
(a) stand for
(b) put up with
(c) take after
(d) pull down
(e) go over
Q2. My check-up results indicate that I have to —- all my bad habits at once.
(a) keep on
(b) let down
(c) give up
(d) put across
(e) bring up
Q3. We haven’t been able to decide on who is going to —- our baby while we are on the business trip next week.
Q4. Today, there is a tendency in our culture to —- the people who haven’t been to a university.
(d) look down on
Q5. The soldier will be brought to trial because he is thought to have —- state secrets to the enemy.
S1. Ans. (e)
Sol. Go over: consider, examine, or check (something).
S2. Ans. (c)
Sol. Give up: to stop doing or having something
S3. Ans. (d)
Sol. Look after: to be responsible for or to take care of somebody/something/yourself
S4. Ans. (d)
Sol. Look down on: to think that you are better than somebody
S5. Ans. (b)
Sol. Give away: to make known something that somebody wants to keep secret