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Proper response to “Let's meet…” [closed]

What's the proper response to this Linda: "Let's meet outside the library." Lucy: "____" A. Is 6.30 all right? B. Yes, let's do it C. How about meeting again? D. I'd like to go to the ...
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Can I proactively look for a solution but use an idea put forward by someone else?

I took a look at a graduate reading comprehension, cos I'm worried I'm poor at it. The test, to me, makes no sense. E.g. Surely, I'm thinking, an organisation can be "proactive", yet not "put ...
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does the word “or” use Inclusive or Exclusive logic on my test? and how do I identify the logic that is being used? [duplicate]

I had taken a multiple choice business test the other day and the question was the following: 1. In Microsoft Word, the scissors function would be used to: A) Cut or select certain ...
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What are the different senses of “a”? [closed]

Suppose we know that "terrorism is a serious crime". And that "you have to report terrorism". Can we say that "you have to report a serious crime"? I think that the bulleted statement is true. ...
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“Size” or “Shape” . Which one is the best? [closed]

Which one is true? Answer this Q in meaning aspect. a) Your shirt will lose its size if you wash it. b) Your shirt will lose its shape if you wash it.
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Order / In order

My English teacher used this sentence in his question. Which of the following is the most logical order? The question contained five answer choices(1,2,3,4,5), with each choices indicating a ...
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Use of comma in place of omitted 'that'? [closed]

Dave told me about his new hobby, _____ very much. Which one of the following options is correct: (1) which he’s enjoying (2) that he’s enjoying (3) he’s enjoying it (4) he’s enjoying I can't ...
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Another SAT question

I've encountered another controversial sentence from SAT writing section. Here it is: Given her strong sense of social justice, Burns vehemently protested over her party's failure to support a tax ...
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Is there a comma before the word until in the sentence below?

In this sentence: They are not taking their team photograph until Friday at 7:30. On my son’s punctuation test, he did not use a comma after photograph, and his teacher marked this “missing” ...
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Test for intransitivity of verbs?

Is it true that if any verb is immediately followed by a prepositional phrase, then it has to be an intransitive verb? As a counter example, I need a sentence which: (i) has only one verb, and (...
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What time do/should/would I call you?

Here's the question I saw on a test: A: What time ………… I call you? B: You could call me after lunch. a) am b) do c) should d) would I think (b), (c), and (d) are possible options. Please ...
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Present continuous to discuss action's frequency

I saw the following on an ESL test: John: How often …………… ? Dave: He …………… at least five days a week. a) does he exercise - swims b) is he exercising - is swimming c) is he exercising - ...
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Won't or doesn't? If either works, what's the difference? [closed]

The weather is windy and the wind is blowing outside. I am sitting in front of the TV, but it …………… turn on and I don’t know what I should do to fix it.
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The wild flowers looked like a soft orange blanket _______ the desert

The wild flowers looked like a soft orange blanket ______ the desert. A. covering B. covered C. cover D. to cover I chose C. I thought that 'looked' is a past participle and 'cover' would be ...
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Can someone help with these 2 GRE verbal questions?

Requirement: fill the blank with 2 words choosen from this list, each word should give the sentence the same meaning. Modern agricultural practices have been extremely successful in increasing ...