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What does "sitcom is a riot" mean?



 
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What does "sitcom is a riot" mean? #1 (permalink) Sat Dec 15, 2007 13:05 pm   What does "sitcom is a riot" mean?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #40 "American Slang Words (14)", question 8

That sitcom is a riot. My whole family watches it on Thursday evenings.

(a) very funny
(b) very serious
(c) very violent

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #40 "American Slang Words (14)", answer 8

That sitcom is very funny. My whole family watches it on Thursday evenings.

Correct answer: (a) very funny
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what is mean by riot and sitcom

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What does "sitcom is a riot" mean? #2 (permalink) Sat Dec 15, 2007 19:01 pm   What does "sitcom is a riot" mean?
 

"Riot" in this case (slang meaning) means a very funny situation. A "sitcom" is a television situation comedy.
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What does "sitcom is a riot" mean? #3 (permalink) Sat Dec 15, 2007 20:42 pm   What does "sitcom is a riot" mean?
 

Hi Balajis,

In addition to Linda's answer I'd like to point that your question should either read "What is meant by riot and sitcom?" or "What do the words 'riot' and 'sitcom' mean?"

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