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Although retired, the professor takes pains to remain ______

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Although retired, the professor takes pains to remain ______ [#permalink] New post 22 Oct 2017, 16:13
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Although retired, the professor takes pains to remain _________ the latest developments in her field.





Blank (i)
(A) akimbo to
(B) abreast of
(C) obtuse to
(D) subservient to
(E) askance to


[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Abreast of.

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Re: Although retired, the professor takes pains to remain ______ [#permalink] New post 01 Nov 2017, 17:40
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The word although gives you a clue that what the professor is doing is unusual or not required of a retired person. “Takes pains” also tells you that what she is doing is difficult. To keep abreast of a topic is to remain current.

Abreast of.
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Re: Although retired, the professor takes pains to remain ______   [#permalink] 01 Nov 2017, 17:40
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