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Expression "wonderfully dry sense of humour"



 
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Expression "wonderfully dry sense of humour" #1 (permalink) Sun Feb 12, 2006 19:47 pm   Expression "wonderfully dry sense of humour"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #67 "Dry as you like", question 9

She's very subtle in the comments she makes and she has a wonderfully dry ......... of humour.

(a) feeling
(b) opinion
(c) meaning
(d) sense

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #67 "Dry as you like", answer 9

She's very subtle in the comments she makes and she has a wonderfully dry sense of humour.

Correct answer: (d) sense

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what does this expression mean please?

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Dry humour #2 (permalink) Sun Feb 12, 2006 20:29 pm   Dry humour
 

Hi Alder,

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a wonderfully dry sense of humour

This means a very good sense of humour/fun where the humour is not immediately obvious at first and is usually used by someone who appears to be serious at the same time.

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