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what does it mean 'his thinking cap'? #1 (permalink) Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:29 am   what does it mean 'his thinking cap'?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #293 "English Slang Idioms (15)", question 10

He knew he would have to put on his ......... cap and start studying for the test soon.

(a) red
(b) smart
(c) crazy
(d) thinking

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #293 "English Slang Idioms (15)", answer 10

He knew he would have to put on his thinking cap and start studying for the test soon.

Correct answer: (d) thinking
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what does it mean 'his thinking cap'? #2 (permalink) Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:40 am   what does it mean 'his thinking cap'?
 

Hi,

'Put on your thinking cap' suggests you will have to start thinking. The cap (on your head) represents what you are doing.

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