Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions
Choose the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s): It was obvious that the deal was no longer tenable, so we kick it into touch.
Correct Answer: EASY
Knowledge: Antonyms (phrases or idioms)
A. measure /’mezor (v): measure
B. mention /men/n/ (v): mention
C. forget /forget/ (v): forget
Kick st into touch/into the long grass: cancel, stop >< approve /e'pru:v/: approve, agree
It was clear that the deal was no longer possible, so we canceled it.
The Tenable Deal was Saved
When it seemed that all hope was lost, an unexpected development saved the day. It was obvious that the deal was no longer tenable, so we kicked it into touch. But, after a few days of hard work, we managed to turn the situation around and make the deal viable again.
We started by looking at why the deal had become untenable in the first place. We identified several issues that had caused the breakdown in negotiations, and worked hard to address each one. We spoke with all the parties involved, and came up with a compromise that everyone could agree on.
The compromise was a difficult one, but it was the only way to make the deal viable again. We all had to make some sacrifices, but in the end we all benefited from the agreement. We were able to keep the deal alive, and all parties involved were happy with the outcome.
The experience taught us a valuable lesson: never give up on a deal, no matter how untenable it may seem. With enough hard work and creativity, even the most difficult deals can be saved. We are all grateful for the success of this deal, and the lessons we learned along the way.