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What does garbled mean? #1 (permalink) Tue Apr 17, 2007 18:15 pm   What does garbled mean?
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #87 "Verbal Test", question 6

The telephone connection was very poor and we only heard a ......... account of what the reporter was describing.

(a) gesticulated
(b) gambled
(c) garrulous
(d) garbled

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #87 "Verbal Test", answer 6

The telephone connection was very poor and we only heard a garbled account of what the reporter was describing.

Correct answer: (d) garbled
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what does garbled mean?

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What does garbled mean? #2 (permalink) Tue Apr 17, 2007 22:24 pm   What does garbled mean?
 

garbled
adjective

If words or messages are garbled, they are not clear and are very difficult to understand, often giving a false idea of the facts:

He left a rather garbled message on my answerphone.

(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)
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