penny ante

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #413 [color=blue]“English Slang Idioms (153)”, question 4

“I am tired of hearing these ante concerns from you. I did not call this meeting to discuss how we are out of coffee filters again. I called this meeting to ask you for solutions because the company may be going out of business!” the manager yelled at the staff.

(a) little
(b) petty
© pretty
(d) minor

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #413 [color=blue]“English Slang Idioms (153)”, answer 4

“I am tired of hearing these petty ante concerns from you. I did not call this meeting to discuss how we are out of coffee filters again. I called this meeting to ask you for solutions because the company may be going out of business!” the manager yelled at the staff.

Correct answer: (b) petty

Your answer was: [color=green]correct
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I think the expression is penny ante.

Maybe, but that wasn’t offered as a choice!

Yes, there’s a typo in this question. It should be penny ante. This will be corrected right away.