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    #1

    Could i ask a favour of you?

    hi,
    I can not work out the following questions .Could you help me?

    1. Mr.Mondy is one of those kind men who,I am sure,always do______ best to help the others.

    A.his B.their

    2.I have made _______ friends since I came to Nanjing.

    A.much more B.more and more

    3.Amy told me she _______ her good friend Mary for a long time.

    A.hadn’t had a letter of

    B.hadn’t heard from

    4.Of the following two questions,which one is correct?

    a.I prefer to watch TV at home rather go to the cinema.

    b.I prefer watching TV at home rather than going to the cinema.

    5.What is the difference between except for and except? In the following sentence,can use except to take the place of except for ?

    My girlfriend said that she liked the dress except for its colour.

    6.What does the underlined mean? And what does “made a difference” mean here?

    This activity has truly made a difference in how I feel about myself.

    GOD BLESS YOU

    Weiqun

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    #2

    Re: Could i ask a favour of you?

    [

    1. Mr.Mondy is one of those kind men who,I am sure,always do______ best to help the others.

    B.their (plural verb)

    2.I have made _______ friends since I came to Nanjing.

    B.more and more (A. would require a comparison to something, and you'd say many more)

    3.Amy told me she _______ her good friend Mary for a long time.

    A.hadn’t had a letter of (it would have to be 'from')

    B.hadn’t heard from

    4.Of the following two questions,which one is correct?

    a.I prefer to watch TV at home rather go to the cinema. (rather than)

    b.I prefer watching TV at home rather than going to the cinema.

    5.What is the difference between except for and except? In the following sentence,can use except to take the place of except for ?

    My girlfriend said that she liked the dress except for its colour.
    I wouldn't use 'except' here. I would if you said 'like everything about the dress'

    6.What does the underlined mean? And what does “made a difference” mean here?

    This activity has truly made a difference in how I feel about myself.
    = My opinion of myself. It means that you feel better about yourself now.


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