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Test incompl/inter-306, Question 1 #1 (permalink) Tue Sep 14, 2010 2:30 am   Test incompl/inter-306, Question 1
 

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ESL/EFL Test #306 "English Slang Idioms (28)", question 1

"I have to buy paper, a binder, books, a new backpack and all that .........," Matt told his folks.

(a) accessories
(b) things
(c) jazz
(d) much

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #306 "English Slang Idioms (28)", answer 1

"I have to buy paper, a binder, books, a new backpack and all that jazz," Matt told his folks.

Correct answer: (c) jazz
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Dear teachers,

Could you explain why "accessories" is not correct?

Thanks in advance.
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Test incompl/inter-306, Question 1 #2 (permalink) Wed Sep 15, 2010 0:40 am   Test incompl/inter-306, Question 1
 

Hi Aiken,
"All that jazz" is a common expression/idiom which means all that stuff/nonsense.
"All that accessories" doesn't make sense and is not an "English Slang Idiom."
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