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Suggested responses to our article about how to handle breaking news in a 24-hour news cycle.
How does Hong Kong's housing crisis affect the way ordinary people live?
1. It’s a  recipe for disaster - e That’s not going to work 2. You can’t pull the wool over my eyes - a You can’t fool me
These five students all took the dreaded IB diploma and lived to tell the tale. Here’s what got them through it.
1. C 2. A   3. It implies that Chinese society’s traditional view is that a woman should be educated but not too educated. It is a negative thing in the eyes of society if a woman becomes too smart. 
1. A  2. D   3. Because if she doesn’t start now, then the people who might know where her parents are might die of old age. 4. B  
No matter how good your English is, this exam can still trip you up if you don’t know how to properly approach it. Here’s how you can be one step ahead of the examiner.
1. A 2. A  3. He expects students to work hard and be passionate about lion dancing. 4. (i) native  (ii) mimic  (iii) influence 
Does the HKDSE liberal studies exam leave you waking up in a cold sweat? You’re not alone. Luckily, the best way to deal with the problem is by being prepared.