Chapter 3

NCERT
Class 10
English
Solutions
2. Children are flying kites. In the second sentence the seagull was afraid to move through the air, using its wings. Match the phrases given under Column A with their meanings given under Column B :

Question:

II. Look at these sentences taken from the lesson you have just read :

(a)I was flying my old Dakota aeroplane.

(b)The young seagull had been afraid to fly with them.

In the first sentence the author was controlling an aircraft in the air. Another example is: Children are flying kites. In the second sentence the seagull was afraid to move through the air, using its wings.

Match the phrases given under Column A with their meanings given under Column B :

A B
1. Fly a flag Move quickly/suddenly
2. Fly into rage Be successful
3. Fly along Display a flag on a long pole
4. Fly high Escape from a place
5. Fly the coop Become suddenly very angry

Answer:

1. Fly a flag – Display a flag on a long pole

2. Fly into rage – Become suddenly very angry

3. Fly along – Move quickly/suddenly

4. Fly high – Be successful

5. Fly the coop – Escape from a place

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