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    Please, help me to choose the antonyms to the underlined words.

    1) The day before yesterday I went to see my sick friend.
    a) came in b) visited c) left d) called on

    2) A dark cloud having appeared in the sky...
    a) bright b) light c) white

    3) I opened the door and saw a decreased man.
    a) weak b) sick c) invisible d) new born e) old

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    What is the opposite of went to see, visited, or called on?

    What is the opposite of dark?

    I don't know what a decreased man is. Do you mean "deceased"?

    Antonyms

    strong - weak
    tall - short
    large - small
    plain - fancy
    alive - dead
    full - empty
    come - go
    wet - dry
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    Well, here in Uzbekistan there is a test book with which students prepare for higher education.These tests I took from it. Sometimes there could be misprints. You are right it shoul be deceased, not decreased . So
    1) went to see- came in
    2) a dark cloud- white cloud
    3) deceased man-new born

    Am I right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by happys82 View Post
    Well, here in Uzbekistan there is a test book with which students prepare for higher education.These tests I took from it. Sometimes there could be misprints. You are right it shoul be deceased, not decreased . So
    1) went to see- came in
    2) a dark cloud- white cloud
    3) deceased man-new born

    Am I right?
    Q: What is the opposite of went to see, visited, or called on?
    A: The opposite of "went to see, visited, or called on" is "left".

    Q: What is the opposite of dark?
    A: The opposite of "dark" is "light".
    Antonyms

    day - night
    young - old
    light -dark
    dim - bright
    happy -sad
    light - heavy
    work - play
    wet - dry
    hot - cold

    Last edited by RonBee; 13-Jan-2008 at 18:44. Reason: fix formatting

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    Thanks for your kind help. Now I got it:)

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