In the Following Question, a Related Pair of Word Or Phrase is Followed by a Pair of Words Or Phrase. Select the Pair that Best Expresses a Relationship Similar to the One - English Language

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In the following question, a related pair of word or phrase is followed by a pair of words or phrase. Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to the one expressed in the original pair.

Peel: Peal

Options

  • Coat: Rind 

  • Laugh: Bell 

  • Rain: Reign

  • Brain: Cranium

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Solution

Rain: Reign

Explanation:

Peal, peel are homophones. The option rain and reign are also homophones therefore correct. Other options are not homophones.

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
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2014-2015 (May) Set 1

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