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    Which is the best fit and why?


    1. What ________ one is the total absence of a coherent programme on the part of the ruling or the opposition party to give ________ to the poverty-stricken people that something will be done to improve their condition.

    a) humiliates, promise b) frightens, hint c) astounds, feeling d) shakes, notion


    2. Many of us who________ rational-emotive therapy are _____ tense, angry or depressed.

    a) seek, sometimes b) follow, scarcely c) perform, usually d) practice, frequently


    Please let me know the correct fills for these two sentences. Awaiting reply... troubled bigtime

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    My try (not a teacher)

    1. b
    2. a

    not fills, answers.

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    Thanks for the prompt reply but the answers are not correct! I think, for the first one, the answer is either c or d; and, for the second, it should again be between c and d.

    Anyway, waiting for reply

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    Are you very sure that my answers are not correct, kj?

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    Yes, sure

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    Quote Originally Posted by kamlesh1joshi View Post
    Which is the best fit and why?


    1. What ________ one is the total absence of a coherent programme on the part of the ruling or the opposition party to give ________ to the poverty-stricken people that something will be done to improve their condition.

    a) humiliates, promise b) frightens, hint c) astounds, feeling d) shakes, notion


    2. Many of us who________ rational-emotive therapy are _____ tense, angry or depressed.

    a) seek, sometimes b) follow, scarcely c) perform, usually d) practice, frequently


    Please let me know the correct fills for these two sentences. Awaiting reply... troubled bigtime
    2. Should be d).
    1. Is problematic, none of the available pairs are cmpletely correct.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kamlesh1joshi View Post



    1. What ________ one is the total absence of a coherent programme on the part of the ruling or the opposition party to give ________ to the poverty-stricken people that something will be done to improve their condition.

    a) humiliates, promise b) frightens, hint c) astounds, feeling d) shakes, notion
    The answer is a, making it:
    What humiliates one is the total absence of a coherent programme on the part of the ruling or the opposition party to give promise to the poverty-stricken people that something will be done to improve their condition.
    Quote Originally Posted by kamlesh1joshi View Post
    2. Many of us who________ rational-emotive therapy are _____ tense, angry or depressed.

    a) seek, sometimes b) follow, scarcely c) perform, usually d) practice, frequently

    The answer is a, making it:
    Many of us who seek rational-emotive therapy are sometimes tense, angry or depressed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kamlesh1joshi View Post
    Yes, sure
    I got the 2nd answer right.
    The lst one was tricky alright.

    Any more?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    The answer is a, making it:The answer is a, making it:
    Many of us who seek rational-emotive therapy are sometimes tense, angry or depressed.


    What humiliates one is the total absence of a coherent programme on the part of the ruling or the opposition party to give promise to the poverty-stricken people that something will be done to improve their condition.

    For 2. it depends whether it is the practitioner or the seeker who is talking.

    For 1. I would like to understand exactly how "To give promise to" is correct.

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