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Direction (1-15): In each question, the word at the top is used in five different ways, numbered to (a) to (e), Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.
(a)The sound of the parade fell away in the distance.
(b) When her health insurance was canceled she had nothing to fall over.
(c)The tree fell over during the storm.
(d)The pie was falling apart as I tried to serve it
(e) He told her to stop falling about and make her mind up
(a)They did pretty well me when I retired.
(b)I could do with a little less criticism right now, if you don’t mind!
(c)She did up her dress.
(d)I’ve been done out of what was rightfully mine!
(e) We’re planning to do over the kitchen next year.
(a)The book gives advice to parents whose children act up.
(b)What can parents do when their kids start acting out?
(c)She acted if nothing had happened.
(d)Now that he’s rich he certainly acts the part
(e) We were too late to act upon his suggestion.
(a)I’ll back you up if I think you’re right.
(b)Remember to back up your work before you log off.
(c)The deal fell through when investors backed out.
(d)She was getting irritated, so I backed into.
(e) The strike is expected to continue because neither side is willing to back down.
(a)He greeted us warmly and asked after our families
(b)We usually ask around before trying a new restaurant.
(c)If you invest your money without doing careful research, you’re just asking for trouble.
(d)Ask yourself what you would do in that situation.
(e) Unhappy with the service, he asked to the store manager.
(a)He called to passersby upon help.
(b)The opposition has called for an investigation.
(c)She called in sick yesterday.
(d)It’s getting late. I think we should call it a night.
(e)You may be called upon to do several jobs.
(a)These huge losses are going to break
(b)Large pieces of the rock ledge have broken away.
(c)This old motorcycle is constantly breaking down.
(d)The report breaks down into three sections
(e) Someone tried to break while we were away.
(a)They’re worried that the government might be coming after them.
(b)I’m going to the museum tomorrow. Would you like to come along?
(c)The guard told him to come away from the door.
(d)I asked him how he came by the money, but he wouldn’t tell me.
(e)One of the tree’s branches came below during the storm
(a)What brought up the crisis?
(b)The boxer was knocked out and it took the doctor several minutes to bring him around
(c)We gradually brought the conversation back to the subject of his unpaid bills.
(d)All this rainy weather is really bringing me down.
(e)The company has decided to bring in outside experts to help on the project.
(a)We hung paper lanterns from the trees.
(b)They hung around the theater after the play was over.
(c)The project has been hanging fire for several years.
(d)The little girl followed the older children but hung back a little.
(e) The patient’s life was hanging in a thread.
(a)The game was canceled on account of the rain.
(b)On no account should the children be left at home alone.
(c)Try to take our feelings into account.
(d) She bought the house entirely at about her own account.
(e)You didn’t have to clean your room on my account. I don’t care if your room is dirty.
(a)Knock on the door before you enter into the room.
(b)The two companies finally entered into a partnership.
(c)The country is entering upon a period of prosperity.
(d)Money didn’t enter the equation when he offered to help.
(e)The idea of quitting never entered my mind.
(a)Our prices are so cheap we’re practically giving away everything in our store!
(b)He virtually gave the election away when he made a racist remark.
(c)He refused to give in on to their demands.
(d)The telescope can detect light given off
(e) They eventually gave over bothering me and let me alone.
(a)If you keep at it long enough you’ll succeed.
(b)The police asked the spectators to keep back.
(c)The soldiers were ordered to keep down.
(d)You shouldn’t keep your anger in all the time.
(e)Please keep the dog off from the sofa.
(a)Lay the fabric carefully on the table.
(b)The company has laid along strict new safety standards.
(c)heroes who laid down their lives to preserve our nation
(d)The wires were laid out along the floor.
(e)The company has had to lay off most of the staff.