Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions
Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s): Over time, the wind has eroded the landscape and converted the slate rocks into small fragments.
has eaten away at
has wear away
Correct answer: A
Over time, the wind has eroded the landscape and transformed the troublesome rock into small crumbs.
To eat away at something: erode or destroy: gradually erode or destroy.
The remaining answers:
To wear away: to wear out, to thin out;
To consolidate (v.): to consolidate;
Choose answer A.