Question 41: Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions. Question 20. A rumor is floating about that the businessman is getting ready to waste millions again in a futile attempt to become governor, but that’s relevant only to the coyotes who will take his money.
Question 20: The answer is NO
Synonyms – knowledge of phrasal verbs
A rumor is circulating that the businessman is willing to spend millions of dollars again in a futile attempt to become a board member, but that only concerns the imposter. who will take his money.
=> Float about: spread
Consider the answers:
A. Conceal /kənˈsiːl/ (v): cover up
B. Circulate /ˈsɜː.kjə.leɪt/ (v): to spread
C. Obscure /əbˈskjʊər/ (v): obscure
D. Cover /ˈkʌv.ər/ (v): cover
=> The answer is NO
Other structures to note:
Get ready to do sth: ready to do
In an attempt to do sth: in an attempt to do