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    clerk21 is offline Newbie
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    People still in cafe very much like they did in thr 18th century

    to gathera
    are gathering
    gathered
    gather

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    Default Re: I need your help about answer the Question

    Either "gather" or "are gathering", as far as I'm concerned.

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    Default Re: I need your help about answer the Question

    Quote Originally Posted by clerk21 View Post
    People still in cafe very much like they did in thr 18th century

    to gathera
    are gathering
    gathered
    gather

    ATTENTION: NOT A TEACHER


    (1) Only "to gather" is wrong. I think that there are three possible

    "correct" answers -- depending on the context (on what the story is about).

    (2) I am guessing that your teacher wants:

    People still gather in cafes very much like [as] they did in the 18th century.

    (3) But "are gathering" is also possible. And they still eat/are eating the delicious

    (and fattening) desserts very much as their ancestors did in the 18th century.

    (4) And even the past could be correct if the other parts of the story are in the past:

    People in the 19th century did not have many forms of entertainment. So they still

    gathered in cafes very much as they did in the 18th century.


    P.S. The teachers here are happier if you first choose the answer that you think is

    correct. Then they will check your answer.

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    P.S. The teachers here are happier if you first choose the answer that you think is

    correct. Then they will check your answer.
    So true. I was about to say the same thing myself.

    Rover

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    Default Re: I need your help about answer the Question

    Welcome to the forum, clerk.

    Please check that you are transcribing the text correctly:

    People still in cafes very much like they did in the 18th century.
    Rover

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