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    decide/appear to V

    After graduating from college, Nick _____ to work in New York.
    (A) hit (B) decided (C) appeared (D) blew
    The answer is opton B. What's wrong with option C?

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    Re: decide/appear to V

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    What's wrong with option C?
    Mainly that nobody would produce that sentence with 'appeared'. If we wanted to convey the message that would seem to convey, we'd say, "It appears/seems that, after graduating from college, Nick worked in New York".

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