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    One word for 3 sentenses

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    In the exam there was a task: to fill in the gap in three sentenses with one word which can be used in all three sentenses.

    1. There has been a steady .... in the number of guidebooks published recently.

    2. As she'd taken a lot of extra responsibility at work, Martina felt justified in putting in for a .....

    3. The ancient farmhouse had been built on a slight .... overlooking the vast open plain.

    I put the word "growth" but im not sure that it is the correct answer. Can you help me to find out the right answer?

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    Re: One word for 3 sentenses

    Quote Originally Posted by trila View Post
    Hi!

    In the exam there was a task: to fill in the gap in three sentenses with one word which can be used in all three sentenses.

    1. There has been a steady .... in the number of guidebooks published recently.

    2. As she'd taken a lot of extra responsibility at work, Martina felt justified in putting in for a .....

    3. The ancient farmhouse had been built on a slight .... overlooking the vast open plain.

    I put the word "growth" but im not sure that it is the correct answer. Can you help me to find out the right answer?
    The word you needed was "rise".

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    Re: One word for 3 sentenses

    My first thought was "rise" which is OK for #1 & #3, but in Am.E #2 would be "raise". Then I thought perhaps it might be "increase", but that would not fit with #3. So, if "rise" fits with your teacher, you should explain that "rise" doesn't work in Am.E.

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