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a lot of hot air = powerful words?



 
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a lot of hot air = powerful words? #1 (permalink) Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:58 am   a lot of hot air = powerful words?
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #409 "Air Idioms", question 7

You know what they're like. They just talked a lot of hot air -- means: ..........

(a) unclear sentences
(b) empty promises
(c) indefinite plans
(d) powerful words

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #409 "Air Idioms", answer 7

You know what they're like. They just talked a lot of hot air -- means: empty promises.

Correct answer: (b) empty promises
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a lot of hot air = powerful words? #2 (permalink) Fri Nov 30, 2007 20:15 pm   a lot of hot air = powerful words?
 

Please see the definition of 'hot air' above your question.

Here's another definition:

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