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drag on #1 (permalink) Wed Apr 07, 2010 20:14 pm   drag on
 

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ESL/EFL Test #458 "English Slang Idioms (200)", question 10

The lecture seemed to ......... on and on. He couldn't wait for it to be over. Economics bored him.

(a) drag
(b) sound
(c) dig
(d) play

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #458 "English Slang Idioms (200)", answer 10

The lecture seemed to sound on and on. He couldn't wait for it to be over. Economics bored him.

Correct answer: (b) sound

Your answer was: incorrect
The lecture seemed to drag on and on. He couldn't wait for it to be over. Economics bored him.
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Hello,

I think the correct answer is drag on though, I couldn't find a suitable meaning of the verb "sound" (or "sound on").

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drag on #2 (permalink) Wed Apr 07, 2010 20:34 pm   drag on
 

Hi Baubau,
Good catch - you're right. There is a mistake - a typo. We'll fix that right away. The right answer is 'drag.'
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