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Which phrase best replaces the italic words?
1. He bought a ticket for the lottery and his ship came home because he won the jackpot.
a. his mind changed
b. his opinion changed
c. his luck changed
d. his views changed
2. I must not forget either all those very important people, without whom none of us could operate, who work behind the scenes.
a. in the dark
b. at the back
c. in the evenings
d. in the background
Thank you for help.
For what it's worth:1. He bought a ticket for the lottery and his ship came home because he won the jackpot.
In American English, we normally say "someone's ship came in."
Same meaning: that person had a great stroke of good luck or received a substantial windfall of some kind.
My book may not be correct.