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Definiton of "Davey Jone's locker"?



 
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Definiton of "Davey Jone's locker"? #1 (permalink) Sat Dec 27, 2008 2:26 am   Definiton of "Davey Jone's locker"?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #329 "English Slang Idioms (50)", question 8

"We have to find a new captain. The ship went down and its captain is in Davey Jones' .........," the commodore told the admiral.

(a) caboose
(b) dungeon
(c) locker
(d) treasure

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #329 "English Slang Idioms (50)", answer 8

"We have to find a new captain. The ship went down and its captain is in Davey Jones' locker," the commodore told the admiral.

Correct answer: (c) locker
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Definiton of "Davey Jone's locker"? #2 (permalink) Sat Dec 27, 2008 9:54 am   Definiton of "Davey Jone's locker"?
 

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The ocean, especially as a place where sailors are lost or drown.
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Definiton of "Davey Jone's locker"? #3 (permalink) Tue Sep 14, 2010 15:55 pm   Definiton of "Davey Jone's locker"?
 

Does it mean that its captain got lost somewhere in the open sea?
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Definiton of "Davey Jone's locker"? #4 (permalink) Tue Sep 14, 2010 23:20 pm   Definiton of "Davey Jone's locker"?
 

No. It means the ship sank and its captain sank with it.
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