idioms quiz 17

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Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:
The man was (totally out of place) among the more experienced negotiators.

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Omission of other after a comparative

Don't Say:
Homer was greater than all the Greek poets.

Say:
Homer was greater than all the other Greek poets.

Note:
Since Homer was a Greek poet, the first sentence makes him greater than himself, which is illogical.
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