234. Some people do not grease Directions (240-244) : In the 246. They were offered six months’
anybody’s palm on any following questions, four alternatives rent in lieu of notice to vacate
account. are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bold the building.
(1) bribe (2) flatter in the sentence. Choose the (1) in spite of (2) in place of
(3) cheat (4) fight alternatives which best expresses the (3) despite of (4) in addition to
meaning of the Idiom/Phrase. 247. The reputed company is in the
Directions (235 – 239) : In the
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following questions, four alternatives Data Entry Operator & LDC
are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bold (1) making money
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in the sentence. Choose the alternative (2) losing money
which best expresses the meaning of 240. The Manager doctored the
(3) in danger
the Idiom/Phrase. accounts of the company .
(1) to make changes in account (4) spending money
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(2) to clear the doctors bill the class, all my friends quietly
(3) to verify the accounts in disappeared, leaving me alone to
235. Tagore was a man of letters. face the music.
(1) of wide contacts (1) to listen to him
(4) to manipulate the accounts
(2) an excellent letter dictator (2) to enter into the class
241. She could never measure up to
(3) to bear the criticism
(3) a great writer of letters her parent expectation.
(4) to listen to a favourable
(4) proficient in literary art (1) reach the level
(2) work as hard comment
236- His friends beat the boy to pay 249. The Kenyan team proved to be
(3) assess the amount
off old scores. the dark horse in the ICC World
(4) increase her height
(1) to refund old dues Cup Cricket.
242. The little girl with her flawless
(1) a strong intruder
(2) to take revenge performance stole the show.
(2) a skilled team
(3) to force him to be a scorer in (1) stole something from the
(3) the most powerful
a match show
(2) crept into the show (4) an unexpected winner
(4) because he had not scored Directions (250 – 259) : In the
(3) won everybody"s praise
well earlier following questions, four alternatives
(4) disappeared from the show
237- Chintan is so innocent that he are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bold
243. The thief was on good terms
wears his heart on his sleeve. in the sentence. Choose the alternative
with the police.
which best expresses the meaning of
(1) Wears dress that does not (1) kept terms and conditions
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(2) Expresses his feelings openly (3) followed the rules
(3) wears colourful dresses (4) agreed with them 250. Yesterday in a collision between
(4) expresses his feelings with 244. John"s offer of help was turned a truck and a car he had a close
down by the police. shave.
the shape of a heart printed
(1) sent back (1) maintain clenliness
on its sleeve
(2) twisted around (2) remove the entire hair
238- It was a red letter day in the (3) refused (3) a narrow escape
history of the world. (4) handed over (4) close relations
(1) a day with bloodshed. Directions (245 – 249) : In the 251. The piece of parental property
(2) a dangerous note about the following questions, four alternatives has created bad blood between
destruction are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bold the two brothers.
(3) a day memorable for some in the sentence. Choose the alternative
(1) impure relation
which best expresses the meaning of
joyful event (2) ill-matched temper
(4) a day with love and warmth (3) active enmity
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239- The poor subordinates are made Operator & LDC Exam. Held (4) bad parentage
scapegoats by their superiors. on :28.11.2010 (IInd Sitting) 252. Since you couldn’t accept a
245. Having no arguments to defend timel y warning, it’s no use
(1) punished for others misdeeds
his point, the speaker began to repenting now. Why cry over
(2) developed poor relations beat about the bush. spilt milk?
(3) treated humbl y and (1) wander across the words (1) cry over irreparable loss
respectfully (2) speak in a haphazard manner (2) to regret uselessly
(4) scolded with arrogant (3) speak in a round-about manner (3) cry needlessly
reactions (4) make use of irrelevant reference (4) feel guilty of