Choose the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s): My father continued to work very hard, hope to be promoted to the position of manager. Finally, his hard work paid off and he was promoted.
paid in full
Correct Answer: EASY
Question: My father is constantly working hard, hoping to be promoted to a manager position. In the end, his hard work paid off and he was promoted.
Paid off = succeeded: succeeded, paid the price >< failed