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Question 19

Common Saying and Idioms
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Appeared in Year: 2018

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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:

Foot the bill

Question 20

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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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:

Through Thick and Thin

Question 21

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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

with a view to

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  • The project was implemented with a view to eradicate poverty in the area.
  • With a view to – aim to, , with an intention to.

Question 22

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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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:

Sitting on the fence

Question 23

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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

ins and outs

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  • A newcomer will take more time to understand the ins and outs of the company.
  • Ins and outs – intricate details of a thing.

Question 24

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

Cut the drift

Explanation

  • The descenders were cut the drift from the denominations.
  • Cut the drift – separated or detached.