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    jasonlulu_2000 is offline Senior Member
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    In other parts of the world, it may be considered __1______ to make an appointment too far in advance because plans made for a date more than a week away may be ______2_____.

    1. A. foolish B. impossible
    2. A. changeable B. forgotten

    The answers to both blanks are "foolish", "forgotten", which I can understand.

    But I also think "impossible" and "changeable" also fit in.

    Am I right?

    Thanks!

    PS: Merry Christmas to all teachers! Thanks for your constant help!

    Jason

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    Default Re: foolish and forgotten

    'Impossible' fits, but 'changeable' doesn't.

    Where are you getting these questions from? They all have something odd or unnatural about them.

    Rover

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    Default Re: foolish and forgotten

    thanks for your help!

    Just confirm whether they are natural or not? If not, I will throw the rubbish exercise away!

    Happy Christmas!

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    Default Re: foolish and forgotten

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    In other parts of the world, it may be considered __1______ to make an appointment too far in advance because plans made for a date more than a week away may be ______2_____.

    1. A. foolish B. impossible
    2. A. changeable B. forgotten

    The answers to both blanks are "foolish", "forgotten", which I can understand.

    But I also think "impossible" and "changeable" also fit in.

    Am I right?

    Thanks!

    PS: Merry Christmas to all teachers! Thanks for your constant help!

    Jason
    As far as I'm concerned, "foolish" fits best for #1 but "impossible" does not. Both "changeable" and "forgotten" could fit in #2 but mean different things.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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