Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No.101)

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.


His friends advised him to be fair and square in his dealings.

[A]. Careful
[B]. Considerate
[C]. Polite
[D]. Upright

Answer: Option D


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Sudharsan said: (Aug 11, 2016)  
Can anyone explain me how?

Kari said: (Jan 9, 2017)  
This is such a terrible choice of words. While technically correct, "upright" does not clearly define "fair and square". A better alternative would be "honorable".

Benito said: (Sep 5, 2018)  
Fair and square---with absolute accuracy.

Khushi said: (Jul 10, 2021)  
Explain it, please!

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