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  1. Junior Member
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    incorrect words used

    Which of the following sentences have words incorrectly used in the English language?

    (i) It is common practice to open your shoes when entering a house in Malaysia.
    (ii) Last time, Kuala Lumpur was much quieter than it is today.
    (iii) It is dangerous to cut other vehicles on a narrow road.
    (iv) Turn on the tap and fill up the pail with water.
    Choose one answer.
    a) ii, iii , iv
    b) i , ii , iii
    c) i , ii , iv
    d) i , iii , iv

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    Re: incorrect words used

    You've posted enough times now. What do YOU think? Why? What words can you show are used incorrectly?

    (I have to say that iii is wrong to my American ears, but it may be right in other dialects.)
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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