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The citizens? #1 (permalink) Wed May 26, 2010 11:25 am   The citizens?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #297 "English Slang Idioms (19)", question 9

The politician told thecitizens that her tax cut would put more money in their wallets; it was like a rising ......... that lifts all boats.

(a) oar
(b) anchor
(c) tide
(d) rope

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #297 "English Slang Idioms (19)", answer 9

The politician told thecitizens that her tax cut would put more money in their wallets; it was like a rising tide that lifts all boats.

Correct answer: (c) tide

Your answer was: correct
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Guys, please correct the omission of the interval in:
"The politician told thecitizens..."
P.S. Not that it mattered much but ...
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The citizens? #2 (permalink) Wed May 26, 2010 12:38 pm   The citizens?
 

Hi Geon, thanks a lot pointing this out. I've added the missing space and it'll appear on the site with our next database update.

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