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    hi! there is a question about grammer

    ı prefer watching tv rather than swimming or ı prefer to watch tv rather than swim.
    which sentence is correct?please inform me!

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    Re: hi! there is a question about grammer

    Quote Originally Posted by enginozel43 View Post
    ı prefer watching tv rather than swimming or ı prefer to watch tv rather than swim.
    which sentence is correct?please inform me!
    They are both correct. One is looking for parallelism in comparisons. The items on both sides of "rather than" must be in the same form.

    1. watching tv : swimming (both gerunds)
    2. to watch TV : (to) swim (both infinitives)


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    Re: hi! there is a question about grammer

    Sir Denis,who is seventy five,has made it,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,that much of his collection,,,,,,,,,,to the nation

    e)known/is to be left

    this is the answer of the question
    can we use 'make something done'
    please inform me
    this question is right?

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    Re: hi! there is a question about grammer

    Quote Originally Posted by enginozel43 View Post
    Sir Denis,who is seventy five,has made it,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,that much of his collection,,,,,,,,,,to the nation

    e)known/is to be left

    this is the answer of the question
    can we use 'make something done'
    please inform me
    this question is right?
    I agree with the listed answers.

    One could use "make something done" in terms of cooking meat (done meaning well done"), but not in the context above.


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    Re: hi! there is a question about grammer

    you say that ıt ıs not rıght.we can not use ıt ınthıs way.
    Last edited by enginozel43; 21-Dec-2006 at 19:32.

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    Re: hi! there is a question about grammer

    Quote Originally Posted by enginozel43 View Post
    you say that ıt ıs not rıght.we can not use ıt ınthıs way.
    It cannot be used in the sentence you posted.


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    Re: hi! there is a question about grammer

    We......................wine with the dinner,but unfortunately we................any right now.
    A)served/wouldnt have
    B)would serve/havent had
    C)will serve/arent having
    D)would serve/dont have
    E)wolud have served/dont have

    dear sir
    which one is correct and why?please inform me
    thanks a lot

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    Re: hi! there is a question about grammer

    Quote Originally Posted by enginozel43 View Post
    We......................wine with the dinner,but unfortunately we................any right now.
    A)served/wouldnt have
    B)would serve/havent had
    C)will serve/arent having
    D)would serve/dont have
    E)wolud have served/dont have

    dear sir
    which one is correct and why?please inform me
    thanks a lot

    Hi

    Answer D is correct.

    " We would [like to] serve wine.... but, unfortunately, we don`t have any..."

    Regards


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    Re: hi! there is a question about grammer

    1-With annual economic growth rates over nine percent,china's economy is leading ..................many observers call the gratest industrial revolution in 300 years.
    a)what
    b)that
    c)whose
    d)which
    e)if
    which one is correct and why?

    2-Fossils help archaeologists learn about,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,certain organisms lived and................. they disappeared.
    a)where-when
    b)if-what
    c)what-who
    d)whose-why
    e)which-how
    which one is correct and why?


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    3-people from the richer countries try to ignore................many people lived in absolute poverty.
    a)who
    b)the fact that
    c)what
    d)whom
    e)whose
    which one is correct and why?
    can we use ''that'' in the blank?

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