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Test incompl/inter-333, Question 8 #1 (permalink) Sun Feb 27, 2011 18:27 pm   Test incompl/inter-333, Question 8
 

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ESL/EFL Test #333 "English Slang Idioms (54)", question 8

"Remember, men, discretion is the better part of .......... I don't want any of you trying to be heroes and running out there without thinking," the sergeant told his platoon.

(a) success
(b) action
(c) valor
(d) courage

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #333 "English Slang Idioms (54)", answer 8

"Remember, men, discretion is the better part of valor. I don't want any of you trying to be heroes and running out there without thinking," the sergeant told his platoon.

Correct answer: (c) valor
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...discretion is the better part of valour = Do we say when we think it is often better to think carefully and not act;void danger and not to take unnecessary risks.

Hungarian say about this:He who fights and runs away may live to fight another day.
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