Literal And Symbolic Meaning

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  • 1. 

    "Nir is definitely a good catch" What is the symbolic meaning?

    • A.

      Nir can catch anything

    • B.

      Nir has an attractive personality

    • C.

      Nir has a big hand

    • D.

      He is worth marrying or dating

    Correct Answer
    D. He is worth marrying or dating
    Explanation
    The symbolic meaning of the statement "Nir is definitely a good catch" is that he is worth marrying or dating. This implies that Nir possesses qualities or attributes that make him a desirable partner or potential spouse. The phrase "good catch" suggests that Nir is someone who is considered valuable or desirable in a romantic or relationship context.

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  • 2. 

    "You are an angel!" What is the literal meaning?

    • A.

      You are extremely happy

    • B.

      You are a kind and lovable person

    • C.

      You are dead

    • D.

      You are a messenger of God

    Correct Answer
    D. You are a messenger of God
    Explanation
    The phrase "You are an angel!" is an idiomatic expression often used to compliment someone and imply that they are kind and lovable. However, the literal meaning of the phrase is that the person being referred to is a messenger of God, as angels are often seen as divine messengers in religious contexts.

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  • 3. 

    "You are an angel!" What is the symbolic meaning?

    • A.

      You are dead

    • B.

      You are extremely happy

    • C.

      You are a kind and lovable person

    • D.

      You are a messenger of God.

    Correct Answer
    C. You are a kind and lovable person
    Explanation
    The phrase "You are an angel!" is often used figuratively to express admiration and affection towards someone. It implies that the person being referred to is exceptionally kind, caring, and lovable, just like an angel. It is a way of complimenting their character and emphasizing their positive qualities.

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  • 4. 

    "This business is a gold mine." What is the literal meaning?

    • A.

      I own this business

    • B.

      This is a place where gold can be found and extracted

    • C.

      There is a lot of gold in this firm

    • D.

      This is a good source of money or success

    Correct Answer
    B. This is a place where gold can be found and extracted
    Explanation
    The phrase "This business is a gold mine" is a metaphorical statement that means the business is a place where valuable resources or opportunities can be found and extracted, just like gold can be found and extracted from a gold mine. It implies that the business has a lot of potential for success and profitability.

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  • 5. 

    "This business is a gold mine" What is the symbolic meaning?

    • A.

      There is a lot of gold in this firm.

    • B.

      This is a place where gold can be found and extracted

    • C.

      This is my business and it is worth like gold.

    • D.

      This is a good source of money or success

    Correct Answer
    D. This is a good source of money or success
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that the phrase "This business is a gold mine" symbolically means that the business is a good source of money or success. It implies that the business has a high potential for generating profits and achieving success, similar to how a gold mine is a valuable source of gold.

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