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    Should it be the dimensions or the portions of the new burger ?

    Hi,

    The _ of the new burger were identical to those of the original burger, as were the ingredients.

    A. dimensions
    B. measures
    C. quantities
    D. portions

    The correct answer for the above question, which is an extraction from my CAE student book, is A. However, I just don't understand why D is also not acceptable, can somebody explain this to me ?


    Thanks,

    Kelvin
    Last edited by KelvinLi; 24-Sep-2010 at 11:05.

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    Re: Should it be the dimentions or the portions of the new burger ?

    (There is no t in 'dimensions'.)

    'Dimensions' refers to the exact measurements of the burgers.

    'Portions' is a less precise term.

    Rover

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