Recent Exams English Word Meaning Part-4

         1)      As this is his first job he will have to put up with the inconvenience. – Endure.


2)      Rana Decided to pursue his career in developmental field in lieu of sitting in his father’s business.- Instead of.


3)      The supervisor showed great enthusiasm and appreciation contrary to what the labor has expected.- Opposition


4)      Birds fly ______in the sky. – At large.


5)      It is an ______ that he takes bribe. – open secret.


6)      At last the enemy _____.- give in.


7)      He could not attend the meeting _____of illness.- on account.


8)      His honesty cannot be _____.- called in question.


9)      The phrase ‘an apple of discord’ means.-an object of quarrel.


10)  ‘To read between the lines’ means- to grasp the hidden meaning.


11)  Learn the poem ____heart. – by.


12)  By fits and starts means- Irregularly.


13)  ‘Riding for a fall ‘ means- To act recklessly.


14)  ‘Out and out’ means-thoroughly.


15)  ‘To tolerate’ means- Put up with.


16)  To ‘cold shoulder ‘somebody is to – Insult him.


17)  ‘Black sheep’ means- Wicked man.


18)  ‘Dead letter’ means- Law not in force.


19)  ‘The pros and cons’ means- Good and evil.


20)  ‘All at once’ means- Suddenly.


21)  ‘ At home’ means- Familiar with.


22)  ‘By all means’ means- Certainly.


23)  ‘On the eve of’ means- Just before.


24)  ‘Hard and Fast’ means- Fixed.


25)  ‘White elephant’ means- Very costly possession.

 26)      ‘Loaves and fishes’ means- Personal gains.


27)      ‘By fair means of foul’ means- In any way, honest or dishonest.


28)      Meaning of ‘Outbreak’ is – Breakout.


29)      ‘Dog days’ means- Hot weather.


30)      ‘To kick the bucket’ means – Die.


31)      ‘Blue Blood’ means- Aristocratic birth.


32)      ‘Lose heart’ means- Be disheartened.


33)      ‘Bad blood’ means- animosity.


34)      ‘Burning question’ means-Much talked about.


35)  ‘For good’ means- Permanently.

       36)  ‘Crocodile tears’ means- Heartless man and women.


37)  I ____a straw for him. – do not care


38)  ‘In black and white’ means- in writing.


39)  ‘Keep your nose out of something’ means- to avoid.


40)  Appearances can often be Liable to mislead– Deceptive.


41)  ‘Red letter day’ means- Important and memorable day.


42)  ‘In no time’ means- Very quickly.


43)  ‘Go to the dogs’ means- be ruined.


44)  ‘Soft Soap’ means- Flattery for self motives.


45)  ‘Capital punishment’ means- death penalty.


46)  There are _____ dangerous drivers.- a lot of.


47)  ‘A dark horse’ means- a man who does not talk much but surprises others by his qualities.


48)  ‘Hold water’ means- bear.


49)  ‘In a nutshell’ means- briefly.


50)  ‘Fish out of water’ means – Uncomfortable position.