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These expressions are too literal! #1 (permalink) Sun Dec 16, 2007 9:28 am   These expressions are too literal!
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #10 "Cats, Dogs and Ducks", question 2

If I were you, I would not raise the subject again and my best advice is to let sleeping dogs lie.

(a) leave the dogs alone
(b) not touch the dogs
(c) not say any more
(d) keep away from the dogs

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #10 "Cats, Dogs and Ducks", answer 2

If I were you, I would not raise the subject again and my best advice is to not say any more.

Correct answer: (c) not say any more
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the other choices gave too literal meanings?

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These expressions are too literal! #2 (permalink) Sun Dec 16, 2007 9:37 am   These expressions are too literal!
 

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I agree-- not much of a challenge, was it?
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