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what does implied mean? #1 (permalink) Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:22 am   what does implied mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #293 "English Slang Idioms (15)", question 9

After the reporter implied that the police officer might have been involved in some illegitimate deals, the officer told the reporter to put a ......... in it.

(a) sock
(b) paper
(c) boot
(d) fist

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #293 "English Slang Idioms (15)", answer 9

After the reporter implied that the police officer might have been involved in some illegitimate deals, the officer told the reporter to put a sock in it.

Correct answer: (a) sock
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what does implied mean? #2 (permalink) Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:02 am   what does implied mean?
 

Hi,

'Imply' (implied) usually means 'suggest' (suggested).

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what does implied mean? #3 (permalink) Fri Jul 13, 2012 16:47 pm   what does implied mean?
 

What's the meaning of ''to put a sock in it''?
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what does implied mean? #4 (permalink) Fri Jul 13, 2012 17:11 pm   what does implied mean?
 

Be quiet (From the idea of being gagged with a sock... put a sock in your mouth (so that you cannot speak).
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