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    Question Expressions

    Hello!I'm prepearing for CAE and have few questions about the meaning of some expressions.
    They are :

    1.to be called into questions
    2.within earshot of
    3.tempers got very frayed = to get impatient;annoyed ?
    4.get swept up=get part of the atmosphere ?

    Thank you in advaned for your help.

    Ivet


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    Re: Expressions

    Quote Originally Posted by ivet.em View Post
    Hello!I'm prepearing for CAE and have few questions about the meaning of some expressions.
    They are :

    1.to be called into question > to require careful examination and analysis
    2.within earshot of . within hearing range
    3.tempers got very frayed = to get annoyed ?
    4.get swept up=get part of the atmosphere ? Be carried away by the atmosphere/ambience.

    Thank you in advaned for your help.

    Ivet
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