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Read the Extract Given Below and Answer the Questions that Follow. Patol Babu Suddenly Felt that He Could Write a Whole Thesis on that Monosyllabic Exclamation. Why Had He Felt So Disheartened When this Single Word Contained a Gold-mine of Meaning? - English - Communicative

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Read the extract given below and answer the questions that follow.

Patol Babu suddenly felt that he could write a whole thesis on that monosyllabic exclamation. Why had he felt so disheartened when this single word contained a gold-mine of meaning?

(a) Why was Patol Babu disheartened?

(b) Which was the word that contained a 'gold-mine'?

(c) What does the word 'monosyllabic' mean?

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a) Patol Babu had been initially disheartened because the part he had to play was much smaller than he had been led on to believe.

b) The word that contained a 'gold-mine' was ‘oh’.

c) The word 'monosyllabic' refers to words that consist of only one syllable, such as ‘oh’.

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