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    Which of the following option in the blank is acceptable?

    Although Richard comes from a rich family, his life isn't all ____________.

    (A) prizes (B) roses (C) sugar (D) rocks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Which of the following option in the blank is acceptable?

    Although Richard comes from a rich family, his life isn't all ____________.

    (A) prizes (B) roses (C) sugar (D) rocks
    A. B. and C. are all "acceptable" but B. is part of the commonly used expression.
    Last edited by billmcd; 10-Jan-2011 at 02:15. Reason: typo

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    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    A. B. and C. are all "acceptable" but B. is part of the commonly used expression.
    billmcd is quite right, but if this question came up in an examination, A and C would almost certainly be considered wrong.

    It would be a bad examination question, IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    It would be a bad examination question, IMO.
    That depends. If it were testing idioms for more advanced students, I think it would be fine.

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    Re: rose

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    That depends. If it were testing idioms for more advanced students, I think it would be fine.
    IMO, not if the question is phrased as "Which of the following options in the blank is acceptable?"

    I would agree if the question were "Which of the following options in the blank completes a commonly used expression?"

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