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One word usage/ Phrasal words
by sushmitaTG TEAM - Monday, 18 November 2013, 03:12 PM
  In the following questions a word has been used in sentences in four different ways. Choose the option corresponding to the sentence in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate.

Q1.) GIVE
1. That remark gave away his real feelings.
2. The gardenia gives off a very strong fragrance.
3. They will never give off their impossible dreams.
4. You haven't given back the book you borrowed.

Q2.) TAKE
1. She took to getting up at five to go jogging before work.
2. The police car took off after the drunken driver.
3. He takes his payment out in goods instead of cash.
4. The baby, who was beautiful, took over its mother.

Q3.) COME
1. The moral of this story doesn't come across.
2. The new project was coming along quite smoothly.
3. How did he ever come by so much money?
4. He came through a large fortune at the age of 21.
Re: One word usage/ Phrasal words
by Srihita Kancharla - Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 04:58 PM
  1-3
2-1
3-4
Re: One word usage/ Phrasal words
by Ramesh gayakwad - Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 10:03 AM
  1- 3
2- 1
3- 3
Re: One word usage/ Phrasal words
by sushmitaTG TEAM - Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 03:38 PM
  Hi all,
Solutions:

Q1.) Solution: `3’. The correct idiomatic expression is `give over’, which means `to put an end to’. `Give away’ means `to reveal’. `Give off’ means `to emit’. ‘Give back’ means to return.

Q2.) Solution: ‘4’. The correct idiomatic expression is `take after’, which means ` to resemble someone physically, temperamentally’. `Take to’ means ` resort to’. `Take off’ means ` to move onward or forward with a sudden or intense burst of speed’. `Take it out in’ means ` to accept as payment for services’.

 
Q3.) Solution: `4’. The correct idiomatic expression is `come into’, which means `to inherit’. `Come across’ means `to be understandable’. `Come along’ means `to proceed, develop’. `Come by’ means `to acquire’.
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