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can't hold a candle to #1 (permalink) Sun Dec 12, 2010 21:52 pm   can't hold a candle to
 

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ESL/EFL Test #315 "English Slang Idioms (36)", question 5

"I think that the Black& Decker drill is pretty good, but it can't hold a(n) ......... to the Dewalt drill," Arnie said to Adam.

(a) advantage
(b) bond
(c) candle
(d) rope

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #315 "English Slang Idioms (36)", answer 5

"I think that the Black& Decker drill is pretty good, but it can't hold a(n) candle to the Dewalt drill," Arnie said to Adam.

Correct answer: (c) candle
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I think that the Black&Decker drill is pretty good, but it can't hold a candle to the Dewalt drill" Arnie said to Adam.
They are not to be equal,they are not to be mentioned in the same breath.The Dewalt drill is one of the best. Am I right?
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