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Read the passages given below and answer the questions that follow: 
GERRARD : What about your clothes? They'll let you down if you’re not careful.

INTRUDER : That’ll be all right. Yours will fit me fine.

GERRARD : That is extremely interesting, but you seem to miss the point of my remark. I said, you were luckier than most melodramatic villains. It was not a tribute to your intelligence. You won’t kill me for a very good reason.

(i) How will the intruder’s clothes let him down?

(ii) What is extremely interesting?

(iii) Find words which are similar in meaning to the meaning of given words (from the passage):

(a) very much, (b) wisdom.

Answer

(i) The intruder wants to impersonate Gerrard but they wear different types of clothes. While Gerrard wears simple clothes, the intruder wears flashy clothes. These can let him down.

(ii) The intruder’s plans and preparations seem extremely interesting to Gerrard.

(iii) (a) very much — extremely.

(b) wisdom — intelligent.