Test incompl/inter-344, User's Answer 4

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #344 [color=blue]“English Slang Idioms (65)”, question 4

“I tried every trick in the to get out of trouble, but it was no use. Now I’m grounded for a month!” Ernie told Billy.

(a) manual
(b) bag
© book
(d) trade

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #344 [color=blue]“English Slang Idioms (65)”, answer 4

“I tried every trick in the book to get out of trouble, but it was no use. Now I’m grounded for a month!” Ernie told Billy.

Correct answer: © book

Your answer was: [color=red]incorrect
“I tried every trick in the bag to get out of trouble, but it was no use. Now I’m grounded for a month!” Ernie told Billy.
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Does to be grounded for mean to be punished?

Grounded = punished by having to stay at home.