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    I am wondering

    Dear teachers!
    It's quite strange that the man sleeps with his mouth____ and his eyes _____.
    A. closed; openB. closed; opened
    C. closing; open
    D. closing; opening

    The key is A but I am wondering why D is incorrect.

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    Re: I am wondering

    Quote Originally Posted by hoangkha View Post
    Dear teachers!
    It's quite strange that the man sleeps with his mouth____ and his eyes _____.
    A. closed; openB. closed; opened
    C. closing; open D. closing; opening
    The key is A but I am wondering why D is incorrect.
    Because in this context "closing" and "opening" would be a continuing action and I don't think that is what is intended or usual.

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    #3

    Re: I am wondering

    Please try to give your threads more useful titles. 'eyes open or opening?' would have been appropriate for this thread.

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    Re: I am wondering

    Thank you all!
    But I am wondering why adj is after noun in this case.

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