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    Default this, that, it?

    During rush hour, drivers have to stop/wait at red lights longer. (A. This B. That C. It) wastes plenty of time.

    Which pronoun should be chosen? or all are possible? Thank you very much.

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    Hi maoyueh,

    Please tell us first which you would choose, and then we can comment on your choice, if needed.

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    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Default Re: this, that, it?

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    Hi maoyueh,

    Please tell us first which you would choose, and then we can comment on your choice, if needed.

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    Hi charliedeut,

    As a non-native speaker, I would choose A, B and C because I think all are correct, but I am not so sure. Thank you.

    maoyueh

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    Default Re: this, that, it?

    As a native, I would say (A: This).

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    Default Re: this, that, it?

    "This" is the best, but any of them could be heard in speech.

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    Default Re: this, that, it?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "This" is the best, but any of them could be heard in speech.
    I agree. It's a poor test question.

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