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    complain or fuss

    They were people who really let themselves go on high days and holidays, not likely to ______ about anything left over.
    A. complain B. fuss

    What does the sentence mean? I don't have the slightest idea!

    Thanks for paraphrasing!

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    Re: complain or fuss

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    Is there any context for this sentence? Without any context, I would assume the sentence means that these people go all out when celebrating holidays, and don't mind if there is a lot of food (I presume that the sentence means food) left over.

    Both 'complain' and 'fuss' can be used here.

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