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Read the sentences and, according to the context, decide what the meaning of the phrase in bold is.


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  • 1. 

    The state fair was packed. Everybody and his brother was there.

    • A.

      Lots of people

    • B.

      A few people

    • C.

      Many people and his brother

    Correct Answer
    A. Lots of people
    Explanation
    The phrase "Lots of people" indicates that there were a large number of individuals present at the state fair. This suggests that the fair was crowded and bustling with activity. The phrase "Everybody and his brother" is an idiomatic expression that emphasizes the inclusiveness of the crowd, implying that almost everyone attended the fair. Therefore, "Lots of people" accurately describes the situation at the state fair.

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  • 2. 

    Our boss told us all to take responsibility for Simon’s mistake but I’m not my brother's keeper. Simon should deal with the consequences of his mistake.

    • A.

      Not assuming somebody else's responsibility

    • B.

      Not taking care of someone

    Correct Answer
    B. Not taking care of someone
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Not taking care of someone." This phrase is commonly used to express that one is not responsible for someone else's actions or mistakes. In this context, the speaker is refusing to take responsibility for Simon's mistake and believes that Simon should face the consequences on his own.

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  • 3. 

    Hayley just gets me, she understands everything about me, she's my soul sister.

    • A.

      A close friend you know from childhood.

    • B.

      Someone who fully understands you.

    Correct Answer
    B. Someone who fully understands you.
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Hayley understands everything about the speaker and is referred to as their "soul sister." This implies a deep connection and understanding between the two individuals, indicating that Hayley is someone who fully understands the speaker.

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  • 4. 

    Many people are concerned about Big Brother having computer files on them to which they do not have access.

    • A.

      A controlling organisation or institution.

    • B.

      An organisation that tries to keep one's privacy.

    Correct Answer
    A. A controlling organisation or institution.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A controlling organisation or institution." This answer is supported by the statement that "Many people are concerned about Big Brother having computer files on them to which they do not have access." This suggests that Big Brother is an organization or institution that has control over individuals' personal information without their consent or access.

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  • 5. 

    It looks like Dave is the weak sister of the team. He failed his first kick!

    • A.

      Not being confident

    • B.

      Being a great player

    Correct Answer
    A. Not being confident
    Explanation
    Dave's failure to make his first kick suggests that he lacks confidence. Confidence is an important attribute for success in any team, especially in sports. Without confidence, players may doubt their abilities and make mistakes. In this case, Dave's lack of confidence led to his failure. Being a great player is not mentioned in the given statement, so it cannot be considered as the reason for Dave's failure.

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