Euphemism

Read the oral notes carefully. Then, decide what the ( ) euphemism in each statement means.

Q1.  The problem of (undocumented workers) in this city is getting serious.
a.worker passports b.immigration laws c.illegal workers d.word documents
Ans: c.illegal workers

Q2.  I am (in between jobs) right now, but things are looking up – I’ve signed up at a job mployment agency.
a.unemployed b.have multiple jobs
c.have one job d.have two jobs
Ans: a.unemployed

Q3.  He is an (underachiever) – what a pity.
a.strong student b.mediocre student c.high achieving student
d.poor student
Ans: d.poor student


Q4.  This apartment is all I can afford – it’s nice and (cosy) .
a.expensive b.spacious c. small d.cheap
Ans: b.spacious

Q5.  The war hero’s (prosthetic limb) is a visible reminder of his sacrifice in the war.
a.wound b.amputated leg c.wooden leg d.scar
Ans: b.amputated leg

Q6.  I am living out my (golden years) in peace and comfort.
a.infancy b.youth c.middle-age d.old age
Ans: d.old age

Please help to check the above answers, thanks & regards.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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