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Is it figurative language? (draw a line)



 
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Is it figurative language? (draw a line) #1 (permalink) Mon Aug 27, 2007 17:11 pm   Is it figurative language? (draw a line)
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #92 "Sand Idioms", question 4

They have decided to ......... a line in the sand and start all over again.

(a) designate
(b) draw
(c) sketch
(d) delineate

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #92 "Sand Idioms", answer 4

They have decided to draw a line in the sand and start all over again.

Correct answer: (b) draw

Your answer was: correct
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Is it figurative language?
-draw a line-
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Is it figurative language? (draw a line) #2 (permalink) Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:39 am   Is it figurative language? (draw a line)
 

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'Draw a line in the sand' as an idiom is figurative, yes.
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