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Thinking about Language

Match the phrases in Column A with their meanings in Column B.

 

                                    A

 

(i) broke out
ii) in accordance with
iii) a helping hand
iv) could not stomach
v) generosity of spirit
vi) figures of authority

 

                                      B

 

(a) an attitude of kindness, a     readiness to give freely
(b) was not able to tolerate
(c) began suddenly in a violent way
(d) assistance
(e) persons with power to make decisions
(f) according to a particular rule, principle,

 

Answer
 

 

A

 

 

                B

 

(i)

broke out

(c)

began suddenly in a violent way

(ii)

in accordance with

(f)

according to a particular rule, principle or system

(iii)

a helping hand

(d)

assistance

(iv)

could not stomach

(b)

was unable to tolerate

(v)

generosity of spirit

(a)

an attitude of kindness, a readiness to give freely

(vi)

figures of authority

(e)

persons with power to make decision