Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No. 7)
Directions to Solve
In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.

When he heard that he had once again not been selected he lost heart.
became desperate
felt sad
became angry
became discouraged
Answer: Option
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GANESH said:   7 years ago
Why not A?

Raj said:   7 years ago
Why not C, or why D?

San said:   7 years ago
Become discouraged, as in The rescuers worked hard for the first few hours, but then they lost heart. This term uses the heart in the sense of "courage" or "spirit" also see: lose one's heart too.

Sandeep said:   1 decade ago
Desperat here means very sad or serious thing or problem.

Discourage means to make one less confident or less willing to do something.

Sam said:   1 decade ago
Desperate means very unhappy and discourage means to all courage.

Raj said:   1 decade ago
What is the difference between discourage and desperate ?

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