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Question number: 237

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Appeared in Year: 2009

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Write one word for each of the following expressions:

Scientific study of birds

Question number: 238

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Write a paragraph in about 200 words on the following expressions/statements:

One swallow does not make a summer

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  • A swallow is a bird that is seen during summer. This phrase implies that if you see a single swallow it does not mean that summer has arrived. The above phrase is based on a story where a young man sees a swallow bird in a warm winter morning. Seeing that bird he feels that winter season has got over and spring has arrived. Thinking that winter s

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Question number: 239

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Appeared in Year: 2009

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Use each of the following phrases/expressions in a sentence of your own, such that the meaning of the phrase/expression is clearly brought out:

A silver lining

Question number: 240

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Use the following idioms and phrasal verbs in sentences so as to bring out their meaning clearly.

Square pegs in round holes – (A misfit, especially a person unsuited for a position or activity)

Question number: 241

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Write a paragraph in about 200 words on the following expressions/statements:

Discretion is the better part of valour

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  • Valour is an act of courage one shows when confronted by danger and discretion is an ability a person has to distinguish between what is favourable and non favourable situation. It is always considered that courage to face any kind of situation is commendable or praise worthy. But we should figure out if it is worth taking that risk at that given

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Question number: 242

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Appeared in Year: 2009

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Correct the following sentence

The Childs have been ill from three months.

Question number: 243

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Appeared in Year: 2009

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Distinguish between the following pairs of words by using each word in a Sentence such that its meaning is clearly brought out:

Casual, Causal