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ESL/EFL Test #328 "English Slang Idioms (49)", question 9

"Good job, Chris. You really cut the Gordian ......... with your solution. You solved a complex problem with a simple, easy fix," his boss said.

(a) slate
(b) slip
(c) chain
(d) knot

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #328 "English Slang Idioms (49)", answer 9

"Good job, Chris. You really cut the Gordian knot with your solution. You solved a complex problem with a simple, easy fix," his boss said.

Correct answer: (d) knot
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You really cut the Gordian knot...= you are really solved the problem
This legend associated with Alexander the Great who sliced the knot with his sword and not untied it.
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