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The Enemy important questions, Class XII The Enemy

Give short answer of the following questions. 1. Why was Dr Sadao not sent to the battlefield ?                               Or Why was Dr Sadao not sent with the troops? = Dr Sadao was a skilled and famous surgeon who was perfecting a discovery of rendering wounds entirely clean. Moreover, he was treating the old General who could need an operation. So, he was not sent with the troops. 2. What was the chief concern of Dr. Sadao's father ? = The chief concern of Dr Sadao's father was his education. So, he sent him to America at twenty two to learn all that could be learned of surgery and medicine. 3. Who was Hana ? What did she notice coming out of the mist ? = Hana was the wife of Dr. Sadao. She noticed something black come out of the mists. It was nothing but a man who was flung up out of the ocean. 4.Why did the messenger come to Dr. Sadao ? =  The messenger came to Dr. Sadao to inform him that the old General was in pain again and needed Dr. Sadao's immediate attention

Most important Idioms and phrases

A blessing in disguise:- a good thing that seemed bad at first. As right as rain:- perfect Beat around the bush:- avoid saying what you mean, usually because it was un comfortable. Better late than never:- better to arrive late than not to come at all Bite off more than you can chew:- take on a project that you can not finish. Bolt from the blue:- something that happened without warning Break the ice:- make people feel more comfortable Call it a day:- stop working on something Calm before the storm:- right now it's calm because something bad is about to happen. Curiosity killed the cat:- stop asking question Cutting corners:- doing something poorly in order to save time or money Don't beat a dead horse:- move on, this subject is over. Do something at the drop of a hat:- Do something without having planned beforehand Every dog has his day:- everyone gets a chance Fit as a fiddle:- in good health Fortune favours the bold:- take risks Get out of hand:- get out of control Get your