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Re: One word usage/ Phrasal words
by sushmitaTG TEAM - Friday, 29 November 2013, 10:45 AM
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Q1.) Solution: ‘3’. The correct idiomatic expression is ‘catch up’, which means ‘to point out minor details’. ‘Catch at’ means ‘to accept readily’. ‘Catch on’ in the second sentence means ‘to understand’ and in the 4th sentence means ‘to burn slightly (in cooking)’.

Q2.) Solution: ‘4’. The correct idiomatic expression is ‘drop off’, which means ‘to decline’. ‘Drop behind’ means ‘to fall short of the required progress’. ‘At the drop of the hat’ means ‘without delay’. ‘Drop out’ means ‘to withdraw from being a member’.

 Q3.)Solution: ‘4’. The correct idiomatic expression is ‘hold off’, which means ‘to postpone action’. ‘Hold forth’ means ‘to talk at great length’. ‘Hold out’ means ‘to withhold something’. ‘Hold up’ means ‘to hinder’.

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