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Test incompl/inter-336, User's Answer 5 #1 (permalink) Fri Sep 17, 2010 17:01 pm   Test incompl/inter-336, User's Answer 5
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #336 "English Slang Idioms (57)", question 5

"Don't upset the .......... The receiving department's procedures have always worked quite well. If you try to change how they do things, you'll just mess it up," Jeannie told Kurt.

(a) apparatus
(b) bandwagon
(c) beast
(d) applecart

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #336 "English Slang Idioms (57)", answer 5

"Don't upset the applecart. The receiving department's procedures have always worked quite well. If you try to change how they do things, you'll just mess it up," Jeannie told Kurt.

Correct answer: (d) applecart

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"Don't upset the bandwagon. The receiving department's procedures have always worked quite well. If you try to change how they do things, you'll just mess it up," Jeannie told Kurt.
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Does to upset applecart mean to change routine,something,that's to say ,to change things
or ways the way they are now,to upset routine?
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Test incompl/inter-336, User's Answer 5 #2 (permalink) Fri Sep 17, 2010 19:50 pm   Test incompl/inter-336, User's Answer 5
 

Yes - to upset the applecart means to "to cause upset - to create a difficulty."
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