Verb Phrases

Make sentences to show the use of any two of the following phrases :

HSLC 1996
by fits and starts, by no means, for good, bring up, set out,
deal in.
Ans:-
By fits and starts : If you work by fits and starts you cannot
prosper.
By no means : Assam is by no means a poor state.
For good : He left the country for good.
Bring up : The children were brought up with great care.
Set our : My friend set out for America.
Deal in : He deals in tea.

H.S.L.C. 1997
hand over, call on, look for, give away, make out, in no time.
Ans : Hand over : He handed the ball over to me.
Call on : He called on me at his office.
Look for : He is looking for a job.
Give away : The Headmaster gave away the prizes to the students.
Make out : I cannot make out what you say.
ln no time : You will get it in no time.

H.S.L.C. 1998
rake over, as well as, come round, no sooner….
than, fall out, in no time.
Ans : Take over: The vice principal will take over the charge from
the principal.
As well as : He as well as his friends has come.
Come round : He was seriously ill, but he has now
Come round.
No sooner.. than : No sooner had the teacher entered the class room than the boys stood up.
Fall out : Donot fall out with your friends.
In no time : You will get it in no time.

H.S.L.C. 1999
make out, for good, neither., nor, run over, at times, as soon as
Ans. : Make out : I cannot make out what you say.
For good : He left the country for good.
Neither … nor : He can neither sing nor dance.
Run over : The boy was run over by a motor car.
At times : At times he talks wisely.
As soon as: We shall start as soon as the rain stops.

H.S.L.C. 2000
in no time, bring up, pass away, set up, as soon as, none but. Taa
Ans. : In no time : You will get it in no time.
Bring up : The children were brought up with great care.
Pass away : The old man passed away last night.
Set up : The villagers set up a school in the village,
As soon as : We shall start as soon as the rain stops.
None but : None but Ramen has come.

H.S.L.C. 2002
in black and white, get rid of, turn up, stand by, break out,
take down.
Ans.: In black and white : Put your statement in black and white.
Get rid of : He got rid of all his evil friends.
Turn up : He didnot turn up in time.
Stand by : All the sons stood by their father.
Break out : Cholera broke out in the village in an epidemic form.
Take down: Please take down what I am saying.

H.S.L.C. 2003
look into, look after, by fits and starts, at a loss, so far as.
Ans:- Look into : I hope you will look into the matter.
Look after : He had to look after his old parents.
By fits and starts : My brother studied accounting by fits and starts, so he failed.
At a loss: He was at a loss to decide what to do.
So far as : So far as I know, he came to the meeting.

H.S.L.C. 2004
keep back, take to one’s bed, on account of, look down upon,
take heart, see off.
Anss: Keep back : The woman failed to keep back her tears,
Take to one’s bed : The old man fell ill and took to his bed.
On account of: The schools remained closed on account of floods.
Look down upon : Donot look down upon the poor.
Take heart : One should take heart in misfortune.
See off: Many people came to see off their leader.

H.S.LC. 2005
get off, set up, run over, call on, make up.
Ans: Get off : he got off from the bus.
Set up: The villagers set up a school in the village.
Run over : The blind man was run over by a car.
Call on: I shall call on you tomorrow again.
reak out,
Make up : I have made up my mind to do the work.

H.S.L.C. 2006
Call in; take over; look into; give away; fall out.
Aas : Call in : Please call in a doctor.
Take over : When he retired, his son took over the business.
Look into : I shall look into the matter and then decide.
Give away : The chief guest gave away the prizes among the selected
participants.
fall out : The two men fell out over a matter of boundary wall.

H.S.L.C. 2007
Run over; turn down; send for; bring up; get through; tell upon
Ans : Run over : The blind man was run over by a car.
Turn down : His proposal was turned down.
Send for : Send for a doctor immediately; the patient is serious.
Bring up : The children were brought up with great care.
Get through : Hard work enabled him to get through the test.
Tell upon : If you work very hard, it may tell upon your health.

H.S.L.C. 2008
look into, make out, in no time, as soon as, look down upon.
Ans : look into : I hope you will look into the matter.
make out : I cannot make out what you say.
in no time : In no time he would have piles of money in the bank.
as soon as : We shall start as soon as the rain stops.
look down upon : Do not look down upon the poor.

H.S.L.C. 2009
send for, tell upon, turn up, run over, put up
Ans : Send for : The mayor send for the man.
Turn up : The guests turn up in time.
Tell upon : The illness told upon his health.
Run over : The cat was run over by a car.
Put up : They have put up a tent.

H.S.L.C. 2010
break down, give away, look after, call on, sit for.
Ans : Break down : His health broke down under pressure of
work.
Give away : The Inspector of schools gave away the prizes.
Look after : There is no one to look after the orphan.
Call on : I have to call on you in the evening.
Sit for : I shall sit for the next examination.

H.S.L.C. 2011
come about, give up, for good, black sheep
Ans:Come about : How did it come about that Raju had to
Give up : Keep on going but never give up.
For good : The left the country for good,
Black sheep : There are black sheep in every society.

H.S.L.C. 2012
nook and corner, of late, with a view to, look after.
Ans: Nook and corner : I searched every nook and corner
for the missing watch
Of late : Of late, Raju has become an actor.
With a view to : Sita came here with a view to getting
y approval.
To look after : I have to look after my old parents.

H.S.L.C. 2013
null and void, by dint of, with flying colours, all in all.
Ans: Null and void- The Parliament declared the bill null and void.
By dint of- Raju secured first in the examination by dint of his
hard labour.
With flying colours- They returned with flying colour.
All in all- Raja is all in all there.

HSLC 2014
(i) Look into (ii) Call off (iii) Get rid of
Ans. :(1) Look into-I shall look into the matter and then decide.
(ii) Call off-The strike was called off.
(iii) Get rid of-Try to get rid of that rogue, Ramen.

HSLC 2015
in order to, all in all, now and then, at large.
Ans:-In order to-Bipul Bora came here in order to meet my brother.
All in all-Manoj is all in all in the office.
Now and then-Mr. Keot comes her now and then.
At large-The antisocials are still at large.

HSLC 2016
bring up, look for, give up, look after
Ans:-Bring up- Raju is brought up by his mother.
Look for – He is looking for a job.
Give up- Try to give up your bad habits.
Look after- He looks after his aged parents.

HSLC 2017
Give away, far and wide, put out,turn up
Ans.:Give away- Amar decided to give away everything he
possessed and became a monk.
Far and wide- Raju’s fame has spread far and wide..
Put out- Despite putting out her best effort, she was unable
to beat Rashmi.
Turn up- He turned up again after a lapse of two years.

HSLC 2018
run over, deal in, carry out, in order to
Ans.Run over- The man was run over by a truck in the busy Ganshguri road.
Deal in Raju deals in rice.
Carry out- You should carry out your duties
sincerely.
In order to – In order to succeed in life you must
work very hard with sincerity.

HSLC 2019
far and wide; break out; give up ; fall out.
Ans.Far and wide : They searched far and wide for the missing child.
Break out: Cholera broke out in the village in an epidemic form.
Give up: Try to give up your bad habits.
Fall out : The two men fell out over a matter of boundary wall.