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wish, try, be, bankrupt and bankruptcy
I have four questions to ask:
The government doesn't wish Dr. Smith___ a professorship at a foreign university.
a. will accept b. to accept
c. accepts d. accepting
My questions is: We can say "to wish somebody to do something". But we seldom say "not to wish somebody to do something". Is that right? Even though in this condition we can only choose "b", to me there is no proper answer. Is that right?
The tourist tried____ something funny to get rid of the embarrassment.
a. to recall b. recalling
There used to be difference between the two but according to Longman dictionary "try doing something=try to do something" so I think both are correct.
Workers seldom commit acts of violence, because they can put their aggression into their work,________ it physical like the work of a smith, or mental like the work of a scientist.
a. be b. were c. is d. was
The key is "a". Could you please kindly explain why?
The family _________ after federal financial support and protection was withdrawn.
a. went bankrupt b. became bankruptcy
The key is "a". But I can't see the difference between the two.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Thank you in advance.
Re: wish, try, be, bankrupt and bankruptcy
If there are follow-up questions, this thread may become very confusing. Please start a new thread for each different question in future.
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