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Question 233

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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:

In a soup

Question 234

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Appeared in Year: 2009

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Write one word for each of the following expressions:

Habit of walking in one’s sleep

Question 235

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Environment and sustainable development sides of the same coin?

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  • Last week I got a chance to visit the famous lake of the valley of Kashmir ‘The Dal Lake’ but instead of getting some positive vibes that elderly people usually narrate about its glory, pureness and above all its heavenly liquid, I was helplessly caught in the eddies that how has time turned things upside down, how has the greed of man became so wi

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Question 236

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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Correct the following sentences without changing their meaning. Please do not make unnecessary changes in the original sentence in each case. In case you think there is no error, then write down the sentence as it is:

The class IV employees took insult at being called peons.

Question 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 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 sea

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Question 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