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    a safeguard against a change of circumstances

    Hi

    A teacher is talking to a school inspector about the eleven-plus exams.

    He says:
    ĎItís a thing I feel strongly about. Every child should
    take it, even those at the most expensive prep schools; itís
    a safeguard against a change of circumstances.

    What does he mean by: it's a safeguard against a change of circumstances? I understand all these words but don't get the general idea of it?

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    Re: a safeguard against a change of circumstances

    I think it might mean that the parents could find themselves in economic difficulties and not able to pay school fees.

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