Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 1 (Q.No.10)
Some proverbs/idioms are given below together with their meanings. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom, If there is no correct meaning given, E (i.e.) 'None of these' will be the answer.
To pick holes
Answer: Option C
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|Sukanya said: (Feb 2, 2011)|
|to find some reason to quarrel can also be the right answer .|
|Kanika said: (Jun 4, 2011)|
|To point out the flaws in some thing or to criticize someone
for example : I always used to pick holes in the School Bus seats
|Suresh Anto said: (Jul 13, 2011)|
|Pick hole in: "find fault with".|
|Aparna said: (Apr 10, 2012)|
|option a may also be right|
|Vicky said: (May 23, 2013)|
|If you are picking holes in an argument or theory you are disapproving of it or finding fault with it. Poke holes & shoot holes can also be used instead of pick.|
|Mamta said: (Aug 7, 2014)|
|To pich holes means " find out fault in anyone" so right answer is to criticise.|
|Kodi said: (Jul 8, 2015)|
|Ya "pick hole" in the sense "pick faults of someone" as we find holes in road. So criticism is right answer. And quarreling cannot be appropriate.|
|Vignesh said: (Aug 4, 2016)|
|Pick holes means to find a way in a fault.|
|Durgesh said: (Oct 18, 2016)|
|It means to find out the flaws.|
|Priya Rao said: (May 2, 2017)|
|''to pick holes'' dosen't satisfy option A as it states ''it is to start a quarrel ''.
To pick holes means to criticise someone.
Ex. He ''picks up holes'' in whatever I say.
|Ashish said: (Mar 11, 2018)|
|To find reason to quarrel should also be the answer.|
|Tanmoy Nath said: (May 6, 2018)|
|It should be A.|
|Charity Hazel said: (Oct 4, 2018)|
|You can as well find a reason to quarrel but the reason might not be deep however when you really find those specific critics that no one can disapprove that's what we call picking holes. So A is also the correct answer|
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