In the Question, There Are Five Sentences. Each Sentence Has Pairs of Word/Phrase that Are Italicized and Highlighted. - English Language

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In the question, there are five sentences. Each sentence has pairs of word/phrase that are italicized and highlighted. From the italicized and highlighted word/phrase, select the most appropriate word/phrase to form correct sentences. Then, from the options given, choose the best one. 

Regrettably [A] / Regretfully [B] I have to decline your invitation. The critics censored [A] / censured [B] the new movie because of its social unacceptability.
He was besides [A] / beside [B] himself with range when I told him what I had done.
Anita had a beautiful broach [A] / brooch [B] on the lapel of her jacket.
He has the same capacity as an adult to consent [A] / assent [B] to surgical treatment.

Options

  • BABBA

  • BBAAB

  • ABBBA

  • BABAB

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Solution

BABBA

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

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