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Question 13

Common Saying and Idioms
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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Use these idioms/phrases in sentences of your own to bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the words.

In spite of

Question 14

Common Saying and Idioms
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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Use these idioms/phrases in sentences of your own to bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the words.

To rule with an iron hand

Question 15

Common Saying and Idioms
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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Use these idioms/phrases in sentences of your own to bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the words.

A bed of roses

Question 16

Common Saying and Idioms
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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Rewrite each of the following sentences as directed without changing the meaning.

He said to me, “I have often told you not to play with fire.” (Change into indirect speech)

Question 17

Common Saying and Idioms
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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Use the following idioms/phrases in sentences of your own to bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the words. 1 × 5 = 5 Marks

Go berserk

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  • The workers went berserk and attacked the intruder.
  • Go berserk – to become extremely angry

Question 18

Common Saying and Idioms
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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Use the following idioms/phrases in sentences of your own to bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the words. 1 × 5 = 5 Marks

At sea

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  • Students were at sea when they saw the difficult question.
  • At sea – very much confused.