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    #1

    they have, are having

    Salamanders are sometimes confused with lizards, but unlike lizards_____ no scales or claws.

    A. that they have
    B. to have
    C. they have
    D. are having

    the anwer shows " D ", but i think it should be "C". Probably there is a misprint for correct answer

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    #2
    Quote Originally Posted by whl626
    Salamanders are sometimes confused with lizards, but unlike lizards_____ no scales or claws.

    A. that they have
    B. to have
    C. they have
    D. are having

    the anwer shows " D ", but i think it should be "C". Probably there is a misprint for correct answer
    I agree with you. The only answer that makes sense there is C. (they have).

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    #3
    Claws are permanent, so the continuous form makes no sense there.

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    #4
    They are having claws is more or less equivalent to They are having a party.

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    #5
    :) They are having claws ( party ), hah, new to me. Thanks

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    #6
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    • They are having claws is more or less equivalent to They are having a party.


    Perhaps I should have noted that the two expressions are similar in a grammatical sense. In any case, they are having claws would be closer to they are having drinks or they are having chicken. Of course, claws are not consumable.

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    #7
    Seafood?

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    #8
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Seafood?
    I would have to say that lobster claws are an exception to the statement that claws are not consumable.

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    #9
    And crab.

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