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Test incompl/inter-882, User's Answer 6 #1 (permalink) Mon Aug 23, 2010 21:14 pm   Test incompl/inter-882, User's Answer 6
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #882 "Winning the Jackpot!", question 6

When Jason won the lottery, it was a real ......... to riches story.

(a) meager
(b) poor
(c) rags
(d) scarcity

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #882 "Winning the Jackpot!", answer 6

When Jason won the lottery, it was a real rags to riches story.

Correct answer: (c) rags

Your answer was: incorrect
When Jason won the lottery, it was a real scarcity to riches story.
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What does "rags" mean in this sentence?
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Test incompl/inter-882, User's Answer 6 #2 (permalink) Mon Aug 23, 2010 22:49 pm   Test incompl/inter-882, User's Answer 6
 

'Rags to riches' is a common phrase/idiom - a poor person who becomes wealthy.
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