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Determining Word Meaning Quick Check

Question:
Which of the following describes a context clue?

ANSWER:
information in a text that helps the reader understand the meaning of a word

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Timothy ran inside and slammed the door behind him. He held an umbrella, but his clothes were wet. "It's raining cats and dogs out there!" he yelled at no one in particular.

Which statement describes the meaning of the phrase "raining cats and dogs"?

ANSWER:It is raining very hard.

Which literal statement explains what someone means when they say "It's late. I need to hit the hay"?

ANSWER: I am really tired and want to go to sleep.

Which of the following describes the relationship between an idiomatic phrase and a literal phrase?

ANSWER:A literal phrase is the straightforward language that interprets the figurative meaning of an idiomatic phrase.

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A student is trying to understand the meaning of an unfamiliar word in a paragraph. The paragraph does not contain any examples of figurative language, and the student has already identified the unfamiliar word as a noun.

Which strategy would work best in order for the student to define the word?

ANSWER:Look for context clues.

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