Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No.1)

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.


Sobhraj could be easily arrested because the police were tipped off in a advance.

[A]. Toppled over
[B]. Bribed
[C]. Given advance information
[D]. Threatened

Answer: Option C


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Anupam said: (Jan 15, 2011)  
to give someone a valuable piece of news about someone or something

Gaja said: (Sep 16, 2015)  
Meaning of tipped off?

Malleswari said: (Sep 17, 2015)  
Tipped off meaning is to supply with private or secret information.

Ritesh Pandit said: (Dec 25, 2015)  
Tipped off means to have a secret information about the person and make a trap as per the information.

Aarju said: (May 31, 2016)  
It means giving an advance or more information.

Sandy said: (Nov 28, 2016)  
To give someone a warning or secret information about something. They were arrested after the police were tipped off.

Ashish said: (Sep 18, 2018)  
Tipped off simply means to provide important informations concerned with the incident.

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