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Meaning of the idiom "fall off a turnip truck"



 
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Meaning of the idiom "fall off a turnip truck" #1 (permalink) Sun Dec 28, 2008 2:30 am   Meaning of the idiom "fall off a turnip truck"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #346 "English Slang Idioms (67)", question 2

"You don't buy that lame story, do you? She is obviously lying to you. How can you not see that? Did you just fall off a turnip ........., or something?" His best friend asked.

(a) pile
(b) garden
(c) shelf
(d) truck

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #346 "English Slang Idioms (67)", answer 2

"You don't buy that lame story, do you? She is obviously lying to you. How can you not see that? Did you just fall off a turnip truck, or something?" His best friend asked.

Correct answer: (d) truck

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Meaning of the idiom "fall off a turnip truck" #2 (permalink) Sun Dec 28, 2008 12:28 pm   Meaning of the idiom "fall off a turnip truck"
 

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It is an idiom.

Did you just fall off a turnip truck? = Are you naive/unsophisticated?
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