Question 48: Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following question: 10. Ryan tried to__________ when she was in a shock after having heard her daughter had gone missing.
Ryan tries to reassure his sister as she is shocked after hearing that her daughter has gone missing. A. Cool off: cool somebody off: make somebody feel cooler
Ex: Let’s swim to cool ourselves off!
B. Calm down
– Calm down1: calm down (I calmed down after hearing the exam wasn’t as hard as I thought)
– Calm somebody down2: calm someone down
– Calm down3: same as settle down below
C. Settle down: When a confused or violent situation becomes less confused or violent, it settles down. = calm down3
D. cool out = chill out (informal) to relax and become calm after a period of activity or
stress: Calm down
This is an intransitive verb and can’t insert “somebody” => grammatical error
NOTE: be in a shock: shock; go missing: missing
Ryan tries to reassure his sister when she is shocked after learning her daughter is missing.