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Given Below is Foreign Language Phrase that is Commonly Used. Choose the Correct Meaning for the Phrase. Quid Pro Quo - English Language

Question

MCQ

Given below is foreign language phrase that is commonly used. Choose the correct meaning for the phrase.

Quid pro quo

Options

  • Something for nothing 

  • Something for something 

  • Everything for something

  • Everything for something

Solution

Something for something 

Explanation:

Quid pro quo-"something for something" or "this for that" in Latin) means an exchange of goods or services, where one transfer is contingent upon the other. The term is often used to mean "a favour for a favour"; phrases with similar meaning include: "give and take", "tit for tat", and "you scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours". Therefore the option is the right pick.

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
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