Verbal Ability - Selecting Words - Discussion

Discussion :: Selecting Words - Section 1 (Q.No.128)

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.


In high school many of us never realised the importance that grammar would ...... in later life.

[A]. figure
[B]. portray
[C]. play
[D]. exercise

Answer: Option C


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Naga said: (Dec 16, 2013)  
What is the difference b/w figure and play in this context ?

Nischal said: (May 25, 2015)  
Figure has the sense of 'appearance'. As in 'he figures in the movie'.

Play has the sense of being more active than figure. Exercise also seems to be right. But I would go for play here.

Sham said: (Aug 6, 2017)  
Why can't it be portrayed?

Hemant said: (Mar 6, 2018)  
Why not EXERCISE ?

Geeta said: (Jun 4, 2019)  
Why not portray?

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