Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 1 (Q.No.8)

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 be above board

[A]. To have a good height
[B]. To be honest in any business deal
[C]. They have no debts
[D]. To try to be beautiful
[E]. None of these

Answer: Option B


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Priya said: (Jan 21, 2011)  
Someone try to explain this.

Pravin said: (Mar 16, 2011)  
Ya someone please try to explain.

Shruti Rao said: (Apr 20, 2011)  
To be above board - this means to be above standards & etiquettes.
To be honest in any business deal is correct, reason being in all the parameters of any business, we are all clear beginning from honesty which is the most important aspect of any business deal.

Tejaswini said: (Sep 2, 2011)  
What is the relation between staying above standards and being honesty ?

Can any one explain the link?

Navjyoti said: (Nov 2, 2011)  
Honesty is alwz above all the standards set by humans in any field be it business issues, political issues or any other circumstances.

Mamta said: (Aug 7, 2014)  
To be above board "be a honest, innocent in any deal of business".

Every employee want to be above board but the inflation made greedy.

Vikram said: (Sep 16, 2014)  
Above Board means having no questions on your character.

Soniya said: (Sep 24, 2014)  
To be honest and legal. The deal was completely above board.

Akshay Bohra said: (Feb 3, 2016)  
Is it just relate to business deal?

Jagan said: (Sep 8, 2016)  
In this case he is honest with every business deal means a businessman can't be honest with every deal. So he achieved the level top honest level.

Raaj said: (Nov 3, 2016)  
I think a person who does not change his decision under the pressure of board and if he does so he might be a wrongdoer.

Subit said: (Jan 10, 2017)  
Someone please explain clearly to understand.

Tuhin said: (Jun 13, 2018)  
Comes from playing card. One should place his hand above board to make himself honest.

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