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What does 'helped his friend off' mean?



 
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What does 'helped his friend off' mean? #1 (permalink) Wed May 19, 2010 15:05 pm   What does 'helped his friend off' mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #563 "English Slang Idioms (305)", question 1

He helped his friend off the ground after he had been knocked down in the fight. His friend said, "Wow, I thought I could take that guy but apparently not. He sure can ......... a punch," and rubbed his face.

(a) package
(b) pack
(c) post
(d) pump

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #563 "English Slang Idioms (305)", answer 1

He helped his friend off the ground after he had been knocked down in the fight. His friend said, "Wow, I thought I could take that guy but apparently not. He sure can pack a punch," and rubbed his face.

Correct answer: (b) pack
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what does'helped his friend off' and 'i could take that guy' means?
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What does 'helped his friend off' mean? #2 (permalink) Wed May 19, 2010 17:36 pm   What does 'helped his friend off' mean?
 

Helped his friend /off the ground - he assisted his friend to get back up from the floor after he had been knocked down.
I could take that guy - A colloquial term meaning I could have won a fight against that man.
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