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    Hi,

    Which is the correct answer of this sentence?

    It takes the most cool-headed and good-tempered of drivers to resist the temptation to revenge when subjected to _____ behavior.

    a)uncivilized
    b)unfamiliar
    c)unsatisfied
    d)uncommon

    Is the answer "a" correct?

    Thanks a lot

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    Re: uncivilized/unfamiliar

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hi,

    Which is the correct answer of this sentence?

    It takes the most cool-headed and good-tempered of drivers to resist the temptation to revenge when subjected to _____ behavior.

    a)uncivilized
    b)unfamiliar
    c)unsatisfied
    d)uncommon

    Is the answer "a" correct?

    Thanks a lot
    Yes.

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    Re: uncivilized/unfamiliar

    May I also know what the sentence means?

    Thanks a lot

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    Re: uncivilized/unfamiliar

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    May I also know what the sentence means?

    Thanks a lot
    What do you think it means?

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    Re: uncivilized/unfamiliar

    It takes the most cool-headed and good-tempered of drivers to resist the temptation to revenge when subjected to uncivilized behavior.
    Does it mean "When facing unvilized behavior, even the most cool-headed and good-tempered drivers couldn't help avenging"?

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    Re: uncivilized/unfamiliar

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Does it mean "When facing unvilized behavior, even the most cool-headed and good-tempered drivers couldn't help avenging"?

    Thanks a lot
    Not quite. Some people CAN resist the temptation. Which drivers do you think can resist?

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    Re: uncivilized/unfamiliar

    The most-headed and good-tempered?

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    Re: uncivilized/unfamiliar

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    It takes the most cool-headed and good-tempered of drivers to resist the temptation to revenge when subjected to uncivilised behavior.
    Most drivers, even those who are moderately cool headed and good-tempered cannot resist the temptation ...

    So, what sort of driver does it take to resist this temptation?

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    Re: uncivilized/unfamiliar

    I've read this sentence many a time and I still don't understand, but I am really grateful for all your help.

    As for your question, I think the answer is "those drivers who are not moderately cool-headed and good-tempered".

    Am I right? Then what does the sentence mean?

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    Re: uncivilized/unfamiliar

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    As for your question, I think the answer is "those drivers who are not moderately cool-headed and good-tempered but extremely cool-headed and good-tempered", i.e. "the most cool-headed and good-tempered of drivers".
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