Instant Proverb: The __________ is cast

The __________ is cast – The decision is made.

Choose the right answer:

  1. die
  2. dice
  3. rice
  4. star

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The right answer is:

die JD Hancock


(A die is the little cube with dots on it from 1 to 6 that you use to play games. The plural of die is dice.)

Here are some examples of how you can use it:

When the last witness said he had seen the suspect stab the victim with his knife, the die was cast. Now everybody was convinced that the suspect did it.

The die was cast when the protesters stormed the palace: this was going to be the end of the monarchy.

It seems that the die is cast: Wally has bought tickets to Beijing. So that is where we’ll go this summer.

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