Verbal Ability - Selecting Words - Discussion

Discussion :: Selecting Words - Section 1 (Q.No.59)

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


The English schemed to continue their rule in India by playing off one community ...... the other.

[A]. before
[B]. upon
[C]. against
[D]. with

Answer: Option C


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Praveen Kumar said: (Jan 23, 2011)  
What is meaning of playing off?

Mayank said: (Jan 11, 2012)  
Playing off.


A match/game, or a series of them, between two players or teams with equal points or scores to decide who the winner is.

They lost to Chicago in the play-offs.

Abhay Kumar said: (Oct 11, 2015)  
It should be against each other.

Psit said: (Nov 1, 2021)  
Why not upon? Explain please.

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