Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No.3)
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.
He passed himself off as a noble man.
Answer: Option B
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|Jit said: (Aug 27, 2011)|
|Preteneted to be means banality i.e. unoriginal.|
|Nasser said: (Sep 10, 2011)|
|Is it, Conspiring against anyone for his loss & at the sametime being friendly and showning grief on his loss.|
|Deeksha said: (Jun 6, 2015)|
|Passed himself means pretended.|
|Sharanya said: (Sep 9, 2015)|
|Can anyone please explain it clearly?|
|Naresh said: (Aug 25, 2016)|
|Please anyone explain it.|
|Sandy said: (Nov 28, 2016)|
|Pass someone/something off as something. " phrasal verb with pass us verb. To try to make others believe that someone or something is something other than what the person or thing is: Maurice is trying to pass himself off as a journalist to get admitted to the press conference.|
|Aryakumari said: (Jun 20, 2018)|
|Passed himself off as a noble man means pretended or assumed himself to be a noble man. It's clearly seen here.|
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