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    "common" or 組eneral"

    Hi,

    Rice is the ___ food of most Southeast Asians.

    A. common
    B. general
    C. staple
    D. popular

    Please let me know which is the answer you pick and why it is better than others.

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    Re: "common" or 組eneral"

    Quote Originally Posted by LeTyan View Post
    Hi,

    Rice is the ___ food of most Southeast Asians.

    A. common
    B. general
    C. staple
    D. popular

    Please let me know which is the answer you pick and why it is better than others.
    Which answer do you pick? Tell us why and we'll be happy to let you know what we think.

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    Re: "common" or 組eneral"

    I think all of them are OK, don't understand why the given answer is C.

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    Re: "common" or 組eneral"

    Quote Originally Posted by LeTyan View Post
    I think all of them are OK, don't understand why the given answer is C.
    I agree with you, but C (staple) is the best answer because rice is the predominant food item in Southeast Asia.

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    Re: "common" or 組eneral"

    Quote Originally Posted by LeTyan View Post
    Hi,

    Rice is the ___ food of most Southeast Asians.

    A. common
    B. general
    C. staple
    D. popular

    Please let me know which is the answer you pick and why it is better than others.
    For me, A and D would only be correct if "most" preceded the options. That is because of definite article "the". B is just clearly wrong. I don't know what a "general food" is.

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