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अंग्रेजी एक लिंगुआ फ्रेंका के साथ विभिन्न परीक्षाओं में सफलता का गोल्डन पासपोर्ट भी हैI आईये, हम भी अंग्रेजी के अपने ज्ञान को बढ़ायें

Choose the closest meaning of the words given in the capital letters –

1. DECELERATE
(A) to slow down (B) to permit (C) to neutralize

2. DECIMATE
(A) to convert (B) to destroy a large percentage of something (C) to differ greatly

3. IMPOUND
(A) to achieve (B) to seize (C) to remove

4. BADGER
(A) to respond (B) to torment, to urge (C) to persist

5. CULINARY
(A) adherent (B) absolute (C) relating to cooking

6. LIVID
(A) extremely angry (B) resilient (C) highly analytical

7. TRENCHANT
(A) significant (B) attentive (C) severe, sharp
Answers: 1.A 2.B 3.B 4.B 5.C 6.A 7.C

Choose the word most nearly opposite to the words given in the capital letters 

1. DECOMPOSE
(A) to grow (B) to share (C) to send

2. DISAVOW
(A) to acknowledge (B) to retain (C) to hesitate

3. DENOUNCE
(A) to blame (B) to ignore (C) to extol

4. HINDER
(A) to promote (B) to predict (C) to verify

5. PROCLAIM
(A) to produce (B) to conceal (C) to sanctify

6. RELAPSE
(A) suspicion (B) reconciliation (C) recovery

7. REPRESS
(A) to narrate clearly (B) to agitate, to aggravate (C) to succeed

1.A 2.A 3.C 4.A 5.B 6.C 7.B

LET US KNOW THESE IDIOMS AND THEIR USAGE

To put something to bed – to achieve or complete something (प्राप्त करना या किसी चीज को सफलतापूर्वक पूरा करना) The committee submitted the report and all the investigations have now been put to bed.

To get into bed with someone – to have an agreement with someone to work together (किसी के साथ कार्य करने के लिए सहमति होना) The big investors of the private sector have got into bed with the public sector to ultimately bring about fast development in the country.

To make a beeline for something – to go directly and quickly to something (किसी चीज के पास शीघ्रता और प्रत्यक्ष रूप से जाना) The boys made a beeline for the latest version of the android mobile phone in the shopping mall.

To tighten your belt – to spend less money (कम खर्च करना) He needs to tighten his belt following fast decease in his monthly income.

Below the belt – something which is unfair and insulting (कोई भी चीज जो अनुचित और अपमानजनक हो) She had to suffer a lot of social and gender discriminations which were below the belt.

To be glad to see the back of someone – to be pleased to see that someone has gone (किसी के जाने पर प्रसन्न होना) He was glad to see the back of the investigating team.

To leave someone holding the baby – to be responsible for the problem which no one wants to handle (ऐसी समस्याओं के लिए जिम्मेदार होना जिसे कोई भी लेना नहीं चाहता हो) When the company incurred a heavy loss, all the partners disappeared and left me holding the baby.

WORD OF THE WEEK

MACABRE – adjective, horrifying, anything which reminds death, ghastly (भयानक, जो मृत्यु की याद दिलाता हो) When I entered the room in the hotel, I heard a macabre sound which frightened me. The macabre stories in the comic book frightened the readers.


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