Verbal Ability - Idioms and Phrases - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No. 104)
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.

104.
We should give a wide berth to bad characters.
give publicity to
publicly condemn
keep away from
not sympathise with
Answer: Option
Explanation:
No answer description is available. Let's discuss.
Discussion:
5 comments Page 1 of 1.

RMRM said:   5 months ago
@All.

Here, "give a wide berth to" is the complete idiom.

Andrew said:   2 years ago
Keep away from would be fine, but the presence of 'to' makes the sentence grammatically wrong.

Am I right?

AMY said:   4 years ago
Shouldn't it be publicly condemn? Please explain.

Ghu said:   8 years ago
Berth means distance hence give a wide berth mean give a distance therefore the answer is correct.

Kraa said:   10 years ago
We should keep away from to bad characters. What does this sentence mean?

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