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Test incompl/inter-675, Question 1 #1 (permalink) Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:30 am   Test incompl/inter-675, Question 1
 

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ESL/EFL Test #675 "English Slang Idioms (417)", question 1

"You have it pretty good, so why do you look at life as if the ......... is half empty instead of half full? Why are you such a pessimist?" Kurt asked Lewis.

(a) bowl
(b) page
(c) tank
(d) glass

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #675 "English Slang Idioms (417)", answer 1

"You have it pretty good, so why do you look at life as if the glass is half empty instead of half full? Why are you such a pessimist?" Kurt asked Lewis.

Correct answer: (d) glass
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Test incompl/inter-675, Question 1 #2 (permalink) Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:09 am   Test incompl/inter-675, Question 1
 

Yes.

Why sugar-coat or over-complicate a decade that can be summed up three words?
Give it to me straight, don't sugar-coat it.
I'm sorry to be so brutal, but I honestly don't believe in sugar-coating this disease.
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