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'An average joe' vs 'An average machine'



 
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'An average joe' vs 'An average machine' #1 (permalink) Sun May 09, 2010 17:35 pm   'An average joe' vs 'An average machine'
 

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ESL/EFL Test #307 "English Slang Idioms (29)", question 6

He knew he would be able to excel in his job. An average ......... could do any of the required duties.

(a) cat
(b) joe
(c) tool
(d) machine

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #307 "English Slang Idioms (29)", answer 6

He knew he would be able to excel in his job. An average joe could do any of the required duties.

Correct answer: (b) joe
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is an average machine correct here?

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'An average joe' vs 'An average machine' #2 (permalink) Mon May 10, 2010 11:58 am   'An average joe' vs 'An average machine'
 

No. The correct answer is indicated above your question.
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'An average joe' vs 'An average machine' #3 (permalink) Tue May 11, 2010 10:44 am   'An average joe' vs 'An average machine'
 

An average joe means an average person. I think machine totally makes no sense here.
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