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    Quite early in its history, the International Ice Patrol began BOOMING to destroy icebergs UNTIL they reached navigated waters. Warships were USED in to bomb the icebergs. Charges of high explosives like “tnt” were denoted. Finally in 1959, air bombing USING THIS kinds of bombs have been stopped. Petrol bombs and longer-burning dynamite bombs have been THROWN in an attempt to destroy the ice by EXPLOTIONS. Thrilling displaysof blazing icebergs have resulted – OUT, when the fires had died ENDED, the damage has STILL been found to be slight.

    Every PERSON that has been tried has done little MORE than scratch and dent the ONLY part of the iceberg – and that is only one-seventh of the ICEBERG. A large iceberg may BE sixty metres UPON the water, but no less than six-sevenths of it is submerged in WATER. It was a projection just TO the surface that sent the Titanic DROWN


    Please can anyone give me some advice or what I did qrong, thank you very much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nunudada View Post
    Put ONE suitable word in each of the following blanks:


    Quite early in its history, the International Ice Patrol began BOOMING to destroy icebergs UNTIL they reached navigated waters. Warships were USED in to bomb the icebergs. Charges of high explosives like “tnt” were denoted. Finally in 1959, air bombing USING THIS kinds of bombs have been stopped. Petrol bombs and longer-burning dynamite bombs have been THROWN in an attempt to destroy the ice by EXPLOTIONS. Thrilling displaysof blazing icebergs have resulted – OUT, when the fires had died ENDED, the damage has STILL been found to be slight.

    Every PERSON that has been tried has done little MORE than scratch and dent the ONLY part of the iceberg – and that is only one-seventh of the ICEBERG. A large iceberg may BE sixty metres UPON the water, but no less than six-sevenths of it is submerged in WATER. It was a projection just TO the surface that sent the Titanic DROWN


    Please can anyone give me some advice or what I did qrong, thank you very much.
    Welcome to the forums! I have highlighted the errors.

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    Quite early in its history, the International Ice Patrol began bombing to destroy icebergs before they reached navigated waters. Warships were used to bomb the icebergs. Charges of high explosives like TNT were detonated. Finally, in 1959, air bombing using these kinds of bombs had been stopped. Petrol bombs and longer-burning dynamite bombs have been dropped in an attempt to destroy the ice by explosions. Thrilling displays of blazing icebergs have resulted – however, when the fires had died out, the damage had STILL been found to be slight.

    Every attempt that has been tried has done little MORE than scratch and dent the visible part of the iceberg – and that is only one-seventh of the ICEBERG. A large iceberg may BE sixty metres above the water, but no less than six-sevenths of it is submerged below the surface. It was a projection just beneath the surface that sent the Titanic down.

    Keep trying; English prepositions are very difficult to master without a lot of practice.

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    Thank you all for your help, it was quite a difficult exercise
    I will try to practice some more, thanks again

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    I am curious, nunundada. How did you come up with booming (instead of bombing) when in the very next sentence bomb is used?

    BTW, I suggest:
    Finally, in 1959, air bombing using those kinds of bombs had been stopped.
    Or:
    Finally, in 1959, air bombing using those kinds of bombs ended.
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    I spelled it wrong hehe had in mind bombing but instead wrote booming lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by nunudada View Post
    I spelled it wrong hehe had in mind bombing but instead wrote booming lol
    Well, bombs do kind of go BOOM.

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