Phrases and Idioms Exercise No. 4

By | May 2, 2019

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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 3

(a) blow out         (b) blow up          (c) blow cut up       (d) cut out for away

1.Please——– the candle.

2. When a man winnows grain, he lets the chaff ———

3. The army intends to——– the bridge with gunpowder.

Questions 4 to 8

(a) cut down           (b) cut up           (c) cut off              (d) do away

4. He is a——— a sailor

5. He was———- in the prime of his life.

6. You must ———- your expenditure.

7. The news of his son’s death———- him greatly.

8. They——— the old mango tree.

Questions 9 to 13

(a) deal out                  (b) deal by        (c) deal in                   (d) deal with

9. He——–the cards among the players.

10. This book________ questions on grammar.

11. My father——–. Sugar and allied products.

12. I shall not——– him again.

13. Some officers———well ——— their clerks.

 Questions 14 to 19

(a) do with         (b)do up         (c) do for              (d)do away

14. Who will———my room everyday in your absence?

15. This cloth will ——— you______ a wrapper.

16. Having walked twenty miles, he is quite———

17. I am———–

18. We should——— with the dowry practice.

19. There is a pleasure in ——— a debtor which none but a creditor can know.


1.(a): blow out – extinguish by blowing

2. (c): blow away – clear away by the wind

3. (b): blow up – destroy by an explosion

4. (d): cut out for – fitted to be

5. (c): cut off – died

6. (a): cut down – reduce

7. (b): cut up – distressed

8. (a): cut down

9. (c) : dealt out – distributed

10. (a) : deals with – treats

11. (d) : deals in – trades in

12. (a) deal with a deal by – behave with

13. (b): deal out – distribute

14. (c) do up – make tidy

15. (b): do for – serve the purpose of

16. (c) : done up – tired

17. (b): done for – ruined

18. (c) do away with – remove

19. (d) : doing up – making bankrupt

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