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Select a suitable phrase from lines 15-25 to complete the following sentence  appropriately. 

I agree the team will find this experience tough, but competing will be easier next time after they get this tournament __________________________.

Answer

The word suitable to this sentence is ‘under their belt’.

I agree the team will find this experience tough, but competing will be easier next time after they get this tournament under their belt.

Explanation: The phrase means- you have already achieved it or done it . . The writer agrees that although the experience had been tough, it would be easier next time and victory will be achieved.

From the composition: 

The business of puncturing illusions is never just black and white. My fellow divers had hundreds of dives under their belt and on the two-hour boat ride to the site in the morning of our first dive, they kept saying things like, “Seriously, I really can’t believe this is your first dive.” All this was okay with  me until I reached the bottom and immediately had to fend off the first tiger

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Select a suitable phrase from lines 15-25 to complete the following sentence appropriately. I agree the team will find this experience tough, but competing will be easier next time after they get this tournament __________________________. Answer The word suitable to this sentence is ‘under their belt’. I agree the team will find this experience tough, but competing will be easier next time after they get this tournament under their belt. Explanation: The phrase means- you have already achieved it or done it.. The writer agrees that although the experience had been tough, it would be easier next time and victory will be achieved. From the composition: The business of puncturing illusions is never just black and white. My fellow divers had hundreds of dives under their belt and on the two-hour boat ride to the site in the morning of our first dive, they kept saying things like, “Seriously, I really can’t believe this is your first dive.” All this was okay with me until I reached the bottom and immediately had to fend off the first tiger

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 12 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.