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Are rhyme and reason something like an idion or phrase?



 
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Are rhyme and reason something like an idion or phrase? #1 (permalink) Sat Jun 07, 2008 6:51 am   Are rhyme and reason something like an idion or phrase?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #145 "Short Idioms Exam", question 3

Joanne left abruptly -- without rhyme or ..........

(a) verse
(b) reason
(c) cause
(d) record

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #145 "Short Idioms Exam", answer 3

Joanne left abruptly -- without rhyme or reason.

Correct answer: (b) reason

Your answer was: incorrect
Joanne left abruptly -- without rhyme or verse.
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Are rhyme and reason something like an idion or phrase? #2 (permalink) Sat Jun 07, 2008 6:54 am   Are rhyme and reason something like an idion or phrase?
 

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Yes. "Without rhyme or reason" means unexplainably.
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