English Language

SSC CGL English Language Mock Test 21 4 2022 Shift 1

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

To sit on the fence

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

To sit on the fence

A

Take a high seat

Place something on a barrier

B

Avoid taking sides

Avoid taking sides

Correct Answer
C

Occupy a bench next to a boundary

Take a high seat

D

Place something on a barrier

Occupy a bench next to a boundary

Solution

option B is the right answer here,

idiom To remain neutral, to refuse to take sides in a dispute; often used in a derogatory way about someone who lacks the courage to decide: “The councilman is afraid he'll lose votes if he takes sides on the zoning issue, but he can't sit on the fence forever.”

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