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Phrasal Verbs: Nose

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
Raja nosed in to find proofs against Raman’s wrong doings.
B
Raja nosed around to find proofs against Raman’s wrong doings.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is nose around, which means to look for something hidden or secret.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
Raja nosed about the gangster’s house to see if there was anything suspicious.
B
Raja nosed on the gangster’s house to see if there was anything suspicious.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is nose about, which means to look around for evidence.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
The police nosed out the gangster’s plans.
B
The police nosed off the gangster’s plans.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is nose out, which means to find out, discover- usually information, secrets, etc.
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