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Test incompl/inter-298, Question 10 #1 (permalink) Tue Feb 08, 2011 8:51 am   Test incompl/inter-298, Question 10
 

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ESL/EFL Test #298 "English Slang Idioms (20)", question 10

His boss pulled an abrupt ......... and decided that employees could indeed listen to the radio at work.

(a) changeover
(b) about-face
(c) make-up
(d) slapstick

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ESL/EFL Test #298 "English Slang Idioms (20)", answer 10

His boss pulled an abrupt about-face and decided that employees could indeed listen to the radio at work.

Correct answer: (b) about-face
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pull an abrupt face =does it mean he made a total change in his attitude or point of view?
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Test incompl/inter-298, Question 10 #2 (permalink) Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:07 am   Test incompl/inter-298, Question 10
 

"...pulled an abrupt about-face" (not just "face") means he changed his mind/attitude/point of view.
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