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Notice These Expressions in the Text. Infer Their Meanings from the Context. - English Core

Short Note

Notice these expressions in the text. Infer their meaning from the context.

  1. in great dread of
  2. counted on
  3. thumbed at the edges
  4. in unison
  5. a great bustle
  6. reproach ourselves with
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Solution

  1. in great dread of –  fearful in anticipation of something
  2. counted on – to rely or trust on somebody/something
  3. thumbed at the edges – worn or soiled edges caused by frequent handling
  4. in unison – something happening or being done at the same time
  5. a great bustle – an excited (and often noisy) activity or a rapid, active commotion
  6. reproach ourselves with – to express disapproval, criticism, or disappointment
Concept: Reading Skill (Textual)
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NCERT Textbook for Class 12 English Flamingo
Chapter 1.1 THE LAST LESSON
Exercise | Q 1 | Page 2
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