Replace the bracketed part of the sentence. By rescuing the child from fire, the local resident (added another feather to his cap.) 

  • a)
    made a superficious achievement

  • b)
    was gifted with precious thing

  • c)
    was crowned and rewarded

  • d)
    No improvement

  • e)
    made a significant achievement

Correct answer is option 'E'. Can you explain this answer?

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Deepti Jindal
Jan 19, 2021
Adding a feather in one’s cap means making a significant achievement

Pioneer Academy
Jun 07, 2022
Adding a feather in one’s cap means making a significant achievement. So option E is correct.

Nupur Gupta
2 weeks ago
Adding a feather to one's hat/cap marks the custom of warriors adding feathers to denote the number of enemies they slated or the number of animals hunted down by a hunter, hence it denotes having made a significant achievement. Option E.

Adding a feather in one’s cap means making a significant achievement
Adding a feather in one’s cap means making a significant achievement