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Question 199

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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.

Make away with – () to escape with something that you have stolen

Question 200

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Correct the following sentences without changing their meaning. Do not make unnecessary changes in the original sentence

To transport goods by the sea is cheaper than land.

Question 201

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Use the following words in sentences so as to bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the word. No credit will be given for a vague or ambiguous sentence.

Prefatory – (introductory)

Question 202

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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

‘Make hay while the sun shines. ’

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  • Make hay while the sun shines literally means that the farmers have to grow and cut the hay while it is sunny and dry. If they delay the cutting of the crop, they might lose it to bad weather or rain. This proverb tells us that opportunities or chances don’t come by very easily. We should always keep our eyes open and grab the opportunities at the

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Question 203

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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:

With a pinch of salt

Question 204

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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Use each of the following words to make sentences that brings out the meaning of each clearly. Do not change the form of the words. No marks will be given for vague or ambiguous sentences:

Meltdown –