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What is a lead foot?



 
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What is a lead foot? #1 (permalink) Thu Sep 23, 2010 23:19 pm   What is a lead foot?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #280 "English Slang Idioms (2)", question 8

"You are speeding, James. Do you have a ......... foot, or something?" Jane asked her husband.

(a) fake
(b) wooden
(c) club
(d) lead

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #280 "English Slang Idioms (2)", answer 8

"You are speeding, James. Do you have a lead foot, or something?" Jane asked her husband.

Correct answer: (d) lead

Your answer was: correct
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Do you have lead foot ? I never heard this idiom. I heard club-foot and I thought of it. Lead foot is a heavy foot how is he speeding? I don't know.
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What is a lead foot? #2 (permalink) Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:06 am   What is a lead foot?
 

He is pressing heavily on the accelerator.
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Mr.Micawber #3 (permalink) Fri Sep 24, 2010 7:39 am   Mr.Micawber
 

Hello,
Thanks. I didn't thought that they are sitting in a car.
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