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eat, drink and be merry #1 (permalink) Fri Jan 21, 2011 16:28 pm   eat, drink and be merry
 

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ESL/EFL Test #285 "English Slang Idioms (7)", question 2

"Before we get down to business, let's eat, drink and be .........," the CEO said after everyone had arrived.

(a) drunk
(b) merry
(c) ready
(d) satiated

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #285 "English Slang Idioms (7)", answer 2

"Before we get down to business, let's eat, drink and be merry," the CEO said after everyone had arrived.

Correct answer: (b) merry
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...let's eat, drink and be merry;
be merry= be slightly drunk /syn/ tipsy
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