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What does "white on rice" mean?



 
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What does "white on rice" mean? #1 (permalink) Wed Dec 24, 2008 0:06 am   What does "white on rice" mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #390 "English Slang Idioms (123)", question 6

"If private McCan is late to duty one more time, I am going to be on him like white on .........," First Sergeant Wilson said to his squad leader.

(a) wash
(b) light
(c) paint
(d) rice

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #390 "English Slang Idioms (123)", answer 6

"If private McCan is late to duty one more time, I am going to be on him like white on rice," First Sergeant Wilson said to his squad leader.

Correct answer: (d) rice
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