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Test incompl/inter-345, User's Answer 10 #1 (permalink) Wed Sep 22, 2010 17:41 pm   Test incompl/inter-345, User's Answer 10
 

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ESL/EFL Test #345 "English Slang Idioms (66)", question 10

She wanted to improve high school education in America. Too many kids fell by the ......... and ended up without a diploma or a fair chance of success in society.

(a) roadside
(b) wayside
(c) poolside
(d) outside

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ESL/EFL Test #345 "English Slang Idioms (66)", answer 10

She wanted to improve high school education in America. Too many kids fell by the wayside and ended up without a diploma or a fair chance of success in society.

Correct answer: (b) wayside

Your answer was: incorrect
She wanted to improve high school education in America. Too many kids fell by the poolside and ended up without a diploma or a fair chance of success in society.
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Does to fall by the wayside mean to leave,abandon,give up on something?
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Test incompl/inter-345, User's Answer 10 #2 (permalink) Thu Sep 23, 2010 9:28 am   Test incompl/inter-345, User's Answer 10
 

To fail to achieve along with others.
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