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doubting thomases #1 (permalink) Fri Sep 24, 2010 22:04 pm   doubting thomases
 

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ESL/EFL Test #281 "English Slang Idioms (3)", question 2

"Don't be such a ......... Thomas. It will work. There will be no problems," Mary said to her husband as she tried to convince him to buy laminate flooring for the back bedroom.

(a) doubting
(b) quirky
(c) mistrusting
(d) wavering

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #281 "English Slang Idioms (3)", answer 2

"Don't be such a doubting Thomas. It will work. There will be no problems," Mary said to her husband as she tried to convince him to buy laminate flooring for the back bedroom.

Correct answer: (a) doubting
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