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    Default An ethnic Korean said he .............

    An ethnic Korean said he ............. until a Japanese detective he had seen insulting a Korean .......... publicly.

    A) won't surrender / will apologise
    B) isn't surrendering / apologised
    C) hadn't surrendered / was apologised
    D) was surrendering / was apologising
    E) wouldn't surrender / apologized


    The key is C, why not E?

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    Default Re: An ethnic Korean said he .............

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    An ethnic Korean said he ............. until a Japanese detective he had seen insulting a Korean .......... publicly.

    A) won't surrender / will apologise
    B) isn't surrendering / apologised
    C) hadn't surrendered / was apologised
    D) was surrendering / was apologising
    E) wouldn't surrender / apologized


    The key is C, why not E?
    I don't know why C was chosen, Volcano. It's ungrammatical. E) is the best choice, B) would be something you might hear in speech.

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    Default Re: An ethnic Korean said he .............

    Agreed.

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    Default Re: An ethnic Korean said he .............

    Me too.

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    Default Re: An ethnic Korean said he .............

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    Agreed.
    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Me too.
    Well, since we, the cream of the crop, are in a state of agreement then I guess this issue is settled.
    Last edited by albeit; 15-Oct-2009 at 23:59.

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