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Re: One word usage/ Phrasal words
by sushmitaTG TEAM - Monday, 25 November 2013, 04:07 PM

Q1.) Solution: ‘1’. The correct idiomatic expression is ‘cry off’, which means ‘to break a promise’. ‘Far cry’ means ‘very different’. ‘Cry one’s eyes out’ means ‘to cry excessively’. ‘Cry down’ means ‘to belittle’.

Q2.) Solution: ‘4’ .The correct idiomatic expression is ‘show up’, which means ‘to appear’. In the 3rd statement ‘show up’ means ‘to arrive at a place’. ‘Runs the show’ means ‘control the situation/business’. ‘Steal the show’ means ‘to get the applause for something’.

Q3.) Solution: ‘1’. The correct idiomatic expression is ‘do up in’, which means ‘dress up’. ‘Do in’ means ‘to cheat’. ‘Do without’ means ‘to dispense with the thing mentioned’. ‘Make do with’ means ‘to get along with what is at hand’.