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  • Correct answers:

    17

  • Percentage:

    85% correct answers

  • Points earned:

    0

  • Total time spent:

    09:07

  • Average time per question:

    27 seconds

  • Question 3

    Holier-than-thou

    Your answer:

    To be sad or depressed

    Correct answer:

    Excessively pious, acting as though one is more virtuous than other people

  • Question 16

    Save one's breath

    Your answer:

    Someone who prevents others from doing what they themselves do not want to do (in Aesop's Fables a dog that cannot eat hay lays in the hayrack and prevents the other animals from eating the hay)

    Correct answer:

    To stop talking; to be quiet; to spare oneself the trouble of talking as this will be useless

  • Question 18

    Red herring

    Your answer:

    To go insane, mad

    Correct answer:

    An unimportant matter that draws attention away from the main subject

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