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    Dear teachers,


    Her body was still writhing in pain.

    a. panting b. heaving c. bleeding d. stuggling

    I think "d" is the best choice to replace the underlined word. Or is "b" possible? The key is "c" which is certainly incorrect. Is that right?

    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you in advance.

    Jiang

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    Well, we were wrong together before, but I'll agree with your assessment again. I think you're right.

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    Hi J&K Tutoring,

    I hadn't asked you this question before. So I don't understand what you mean "we were wrong together before". And what is my assessment?

    Jiang

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    Well, we were wrong together before, but I'll agree with your assessment again. I think you're right.

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    Dear Jiang,
    "D" (struggling) is the best choice. "To writhe" means to make continual twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body. Example: he writhed in agony on the ground.
    There is an error in your answer key, and "C" is certainly incorrect.
    John

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    Hi JohnParis,

    Thank you so much for your explanation. Now I see.

    Jiang
    Quote Originally Posted by JohnParis View Post
    Dear Jiang,
    "D" (struggling) is the best choice. "To writhe" means to make continual twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body. Example: he writhed in agony on the ground.
    There is an error in your answer key, and "C" is certainly incorrect.
    John

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    Quote Originally Posted by jiang View Post
    Hi J&K Tutoring,

    I hadn't asked you this question before. So I don't understand what you mean "we were wrong together before". And what is my assessment?

    Jiang
    I was refering to the question of the wilting corn...

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    Hi J&K Tutoring,

    Do you mean "dried" is correct? Or both are possible?

    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you in advance.

    Jiang
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    I was refering to the question of the wilting corn...

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