Phrases and Idioms Exercise No. 3

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Directions: Of the alternatives given for each group of sentences, that best fits into the blank in each of the following sentences:

Questions 1 to 5 (Hotel Management 1995)

(a) carry away           (b) carry out           (c) carry on             (d) carry through

1. The soldier has no choice but to ………. his officer’s orders.

2. The audience was——– by his wit.

3. The troops have exhausted the ammunition. They can not———- any longer.

4. Our pooled resources will certainly——– us ——–this crisis.

5. The South Koreans——– 1995. Indira Gandhi Gold Cup in hockey

Questions 6 to 9

(a) put off             (b) put by               (c) put up           (d) put in            (e) put forward

6. He talked so fast that I could not ———a word.

7. While in Delhi, I always ——— in a hotel.

8. When your salary is good, ——— something against contingencies.

9. Never ———– till tomorrow what you can do today.

 Questions 10 to 14

(a) bring in              (b) bring out           (c) bring up            (d) bring forth

10. Idleness and luxury ——– poverty and want.

11. The problem is who will ——— this child.

12. The company intends to——– many books this year.

13. How much will this auction——–?

14. Our teacher often tells us a story to ——— the meaning of a lesson.

Questions 15 to 19

(a) call up               (b) call for              (c) call out               (d) call to

15. The occasion———– prompts action.

16. The fire brigade was———- twice yesterday.

17. It is difficult for an old man to———- the events of his childhood.

18. Seeing my friend on the roadside in a car I———- him, but he could not hear me.

19. He——– his opponent_________, but the fellow was too great a coward to come.


1.(b) : carry out – execute

2. (a): carried away – enamoured

3. (c) : carry on – continue

4. (d): carry through – to get through

5. (a): carried away – bore

6. (d): put in – insert

7. (e) : put up-stay

8. (b): put by – lay aside for future

9. (a): put off – postpone

10. (d): bring forth – cause

11. (c): bring up – rear

12. (b): bring out – publish

13. (a): bring in – yield

14. (b): bring out – show

15. (a) : ‘calls for’

16. (c) call out

17. (b)’call up’

18. (b) ‘call up’

19. (c) call out

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