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Unit 1 The World Of Sports

Question D.6:

The journalist has used some lovely words and expressions in the above ‘story’. Match the words or groups of words with the meanings given.

A

B

1.

swanky

(a)

a return to the original situation from where one started

2.

candour

(b)

highly unbelievable

3.

A far cry from

(c)

very quickly or in large amounts

4.

stranger than fiction

(d)

frankness

5.

back to square one

(e)

very different

6.

by leaps and bounds

(f)

fashionable and expensive

7.

inherent

(g)

a great performer

8.

maestro

(h)

pertaining to a natural quality that can’t be removed

Answer:

A

B

1.

swanky

(f)

fashionable and expensive

2.

candour

(d)

frankness

3.

A far cry from

(e…

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