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    smelvanzq is offline Member
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    Default I can't understand this..pls help

    Teachers could you pls explain the meaning of this sentence
    "Describe an important decision you made in the absence of your boss."
    Thank you so much!

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    Default Re: I can't understand this..pls help

    "in the absence of your boss" means when your boss wasn't in the office. That is, s/he wasn't in the office to make a decision for you, so you had to make the decision on your own.

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    Default Re: I can't understand this..pls help

    Oh thank you!
    How about "describe?" why "describe" was used there.

    thank you so much!
    Last edited by smelvanzq; 09-Feb-2010 at 03:11. Reason: found wrong grammar

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    Smile Re: I can't understand this..pls help

    Quote Originally Posted by smelvanzq
    Oh thank you!
    How about "describe?" why did "describe" is used there.
    thank you so much!
    "describe" means 'say something about that particular situation' - in your case about what you did in the absence of your boss.

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    Default Re: I can't understand this..pls help

    all is clear now! Thank you to all of you!

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    Default Re: I can't understand this..pls help

    You're most welcome, smelvanzq.

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    Default Re: Please help me to answer this question, guys?

    I was going to apply as an office assistant,
    Describe an important decision you made in the absence of your boss.

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