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The aspirant for the highest office in the coming elections has started distributing live cows to each electorate in his ward; but some rejected it because they considered it a ____

Options

A) an Eldorado gift

B) Grievous gift

C) Greece gift

D) Greek gift

The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

A Greek gift is a gift given with the intention of tricking and causing harm to the recipient. The aspirant for the highest office in the coming elections has started distributing live cows to each electorate in his ward, but some rejected it because they considered it a Greek gift.

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  • A Greek gift is a gift given with the intention of tricking and causing harm to the recipient. The aspirant for the highest office in the coming elections has started distributing live cows to each electorate in his ward, but some rejected it because they considered it a Greek gift.

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  • D. Greek gift. Should be the answer to this question. It is a test on idioms.
    Greek gift is an idiom which means a gift given or a favour done with a treacherous/deceitful purpose. Some of the electorates rejected the politician's cows because they thought he had a deceitful purpose for giving out the cows.