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Re: One word usage/ Phrasal words
by sushmitaTG TEAM - Sunday, 17 November 2013, 12:20 PM
Q1.) Solution:  `3’. The correct idiomatic expression is `look down one's nose at’ which means `to regard with an overbearing attitude of superiority’. ‘Look after’ here means to follow with the eye, as someone or something moving away. `Look upon’ means to regard. `Look out’ here means to afford a view.

Q2.) Solution: `4’. The correct idiomatic expression is `lay into’, which means `to attack physically or verbally’. ‘Lay open’ means `to expose or make vulnerable’. `Lay up’ means `to construct’. `Lay over’ means ‘to be postponed’.

Q3.) Solution: `4’. The correct idiomatic expression is `cut a figure’, which means ` to give a certain impression of oneself’. `Cut above’ means `somewhat superior to another (thing, person, etc.) in some respect’. `Cut out for’ means `fitted for’. `Cut across’ means ` to precede or go beyond considerations’.