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    choice of synonyms

    Hello, I have some problems with the choice of synonyms. If anyone can help me, I will be very grateful.

    1. We haven't caught the man yet, but we're on his _________

    A. footsteps B. line C. traces D. track (my version - D)

    2. The crime was not solved for several months, until fresh evidence came to _______

    A. light B. view (I have found expressions with both nouns, but I'm not sure which one would be suitable here)

    3. Silence in court! I won't _______ any further interruptions.

    A. bear B. put up with C. stand up for D - support (my version - B)

    4. Holmes judged how tall the man was from the length of his _______ .

    A. foot B. pace C. step D. stride (my version - C)


    Thanks a lot!


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    Re: choice of synonyms

    Quote Originally Posted by pusher View Post
    Hello, I have some problems with the choice of synonyms. If anyone can help me, I will be very grateful.

    1. We haven't caught the man yet, but we're on his _________

    A. footsteps B. line C. traces D. track (my version - D)

    2. The crime was not solved for several months, until fresh evidence came to _______

    A. light B. view (I have found expressions with both nouns, but I'm not sure which one would be suitable here)

    3. Silence in court! I won't _______ any further interruptions.

    A. bear B. put up with C. stand up for D - support (my version - B)

    4. Holmes judged how tall the man was from the length of his _______ .

    A. foot B. pace C. step D. stride (my version - C)


    Thanks a lot!



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    Thumbs up Re: choice of synonyms

    Anglika, thank you very much. I'm an English language teacher and some of our text-books do not have keys . And I have to check my students' homework and be 100% sure of the answers!

    I really appreciate your help.


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