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Meaning of 'a sewage pipe burst at Nassau Coliseum'



 
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Meaning of 'a sewage pipe burst at Nassau Coliseum' #1 (permalink) Thu May 18, 2006 16:38 pm   Meaning of 'a sewage pipe burst at Nassau Coliseum'
 

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #174 "Dressing expressions", question 3

The New York Islanders ......... sustained severe damage when a sewage pipe burst at Nassau Coliseum.

(a) dressing gown
(b) dressing up
(c) dressing table
(d) dressing room

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #174 "Dressing expressions", answer 3

The New York Islanders dressing room sustained severe damage when a sewage pipe burst at Nassau Coliseum.

Correct answer: (d) dressing room
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what is the meaning of "a sewage pipe burst at Nassau Coliseum"?

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Meaning of "a sewage pipe burst at Nassau Coliseum" #2 (permalink) Thu May 18, 2006 17:16 pm   Meaning of "a sewage pipe burst at Nassau Coliseum"
 

Hi Karley

The Nassau Coliseum is a (sports) arena in the suburbs of New York City where the New York Islanders, an ice hockey team, play. A sewage pipe is a pipe that carries waste water away from a place. A sewage pipe broke and caused damage in the arena.

You can read about what happened here:
http://www.newyorkislanders.com/pressbox/archive.asp?id=775

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