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Meaning of 'as dry as a bone'



 
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Meaning of 'as dry as a bone' #1 (permalink) Sat Jun 04, 2005 20:42 pm   Meaning of 'as dry as a bone'
 

Test No. express/elem-1 "Adding Up", question 8

You will not slip over because the floor is as dry as a bone.

(a) completely hard
(b) extremely flat
(c) totally dry
(d) completely cracked

Test No. express/elem-1 "Adding Up", answer 8

You will not slip over because the floor is totally dry.

Correct answer: (c) totally dry

Your answer was: incorrect
You will not slip over because the floor is completely hard.
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Meaning of 'dry as a bone' #2 (permalink) Sun Jun 05, 2005 11:31 am   Meaning of 'dry as a bone'
 

If something is as dry as a bone, there is no moisture there whatsover. So, in our instance there is absolutely no water on the floor which makes it very safe to walk.

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