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    Taka is offline Senior Member
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    What does this mean?

    A question from an exam:

    Complete the sentence below. Use the words given in ( ).
    Jane is said ( have / difficulty / without / one it / to / any ).

    I think the answer should be Jane is said to have one it without any difficulty., but I don't understand at all what this sentence means. Especially, the one it-part...It doesn't make any sense to me.

    Taka

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Crikey! It doesn't make sense to me- with 'one it' locked together, I cannot fathom out the answer. ;-(

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Crikey! It doesn't make sense to me- with 'one it' locked together, I cannot fathom out the answer. ;-(
    Jane is said to have done it without any difficulty.

    Obviously a typo.
    :wink:

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    That's classy work, Susie- it floored me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Susie Smith
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Crikey! It doesn't make sense to me- with 'one it' locked together, I cannot fathom out the answer. ;-(
    Jane is said to have done it without any difficulty.

    Obviously a typo.
    :wink:

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    Susie Smith Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    That's classy work, Susie- it floored me.
    You didn't look at it from the right angle, or maybe you were just tired.
    :wink:

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    Taka is offline Senior Member
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    Ah! It's a typo! I didn't notice that!

    Thank you very much, teachers!!

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