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    Question1. Give three antonyms for the phrase: 'down to earth'.

    Question2. Match expressions from Group A to Group B and Explain the meaning of the expressions from both GroupA and B.

    Group A
    (1) What's the damage?
    (2) Cough it up!

    Group B
    a. friend asks for money from friend for the bill
    b. afraid to ask 'how much is the bill'

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    Question1.

    Give three antonyms for the phrase: 'down to earth'.

    Answer: 'down to earth" is not pretentious or affected; straightforward
    Antonyms of down-to-earth are: unrealistic; pretentious, quixotic.

    Question2. Match expressions from Group A to Group B and Explain the meaning of the expressions from both Group A and B.

    Group A
    (1) What's the damage?
    (2) Cough it up!

    Group B
    a. friend asks for money from friend for the bill
    b. afraid to ask 'how much is the bill'

    Group A (1) What's the damage? Group B b. afraid to ask 'how much is the bill'
    Group A (2) Cough it up! Group B a. friend asks for money from friend for the bill

    Cough it up is a slang expression meaning to give something up or relinquish it. It is most often used when someone is reluctant to do so.

    "What's the damage?" means "What's the cost?"
    e.g. "What's the damage for the meal, without the drinks?"

    Friend asks for money from friend for the bill: The friend is reluctant to part with the money so the other person asks to "Cough it up!"

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