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When I neared the disheveled garden, I saw that the bright color that had caught my eye came from a metal piece covered mostly by crisp, brown leaves and dead flower petals—yet the sun's rays reflecting on the metal produced a sparkly spectacle among the abandoned ruins. Which phrase in the sentence is an idiom? A. disheveled garden B. caught my eye C. dead flower petals D. abandoned ruins
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Asked 6/27/2011 11:22:04 AM
Updated 8/29/2014 10:08:38 AM
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User: When I neared the disheveled garden, I saw that the bright color that had caught my eye came from a metal piece covered mostly by crisp, brown leaves and dead flower petals—yet the sun's rays reflecting on the metal produced a sparkly spectacle among the abandoned ruins. Which phrase in the sentence is an idiom? A. disheveled garden B. caught my eye C. dead flower petals D. abandoned ruins

Weegy: The idiom in the sentence is: caught my eye.
Expert answered|Masha|Points 28|

User: Which idiomatic expression relates to being overwhelmed by a task that seems impossible? A. Keep your chin up! B. She's in over her head. C. I can't make heads or tails of this. D. Don't count your chickens before they hatch!

Weegy: The idiomatic expression which relates to being overwhelmed by a task that seems impossible is: she's in over her head.
Expert answered|Masha|Points 28|

User: If someone tells you to "let sleeping dogs lie," what are they advising? A. Have patience. B. Be thrifty. C. Don't look back. D. Don't restart a conflict.

Weegy: If someone tells you to "let sleeping dogs lie," they are advising: don't restart a conflict.
Expert answered|Masha|Points 28|

User: When encountering an idiom that you have never heard before, one effective way to determine its meaning is to A. restrict yourself to its literal meaning. B. identify letter patterns within individual words. C. consult a dictionary of phrases and idioms. D. assume that the words in the idiom contain multiple meanings.

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Asked 6/27/2011 11:22:04 AM
Updated 8/29/2014 10:08:38 AM
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Edited by Janet17 [8/29/2014 10:05:27 AM], Confirmed by Janet17 [8/29/2014 10:05:32 AM]
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When encountering an idiom that you have never heard before, one effective way to determine its meaning is to: consult a dictionary of phrases and idioms.
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