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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 - English Language

Question

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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.

Malapropism: Words

Options

  • Anachronism: Time 

  • Ellipsis: Sentence 

  • Jinjanthropism: Apes

  • Catechism: Religion

Solution

Anachronism: Time 

Explanation:

Malapropism means. The mistaken use of a word in place of a similar sounding one, often with an amusing effect (e.g. 'dance a flamingo' instead of flamenco). Therefore it is related to words. In the same way, anachronism means; A thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, especially a thing that is conspicuously old-fashioned. This is related to time. Therefore the option brings out the correct relationship with the given pair.

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
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