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    1.Before the election,the politician agreed to take part in a live televised debate with the______candidates
    A.challenging B.competitive C.rival

    2.We can say that the leisure industry will be the money spinner of the future
    A.it can be said that the leisure industry will be the money spinner of the future
    B.The leisure industry can be said to be the money spinner of the future


    My first choice is A..but the answer is B......i don't understand Why answer A wrong......
    Thanks in advance


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    Re: someone help me

    Quote Originally Posted by Anniversary View Post

    1.Before the election,the politician agreed to take part in a live televised debate with the______candidates
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    A.challenging B.competitive C.rival

    Which do you think is correct?



    2. We can say that the leisure industry will be the money spinner of the future.

    A. It can be said that the leisure industry will be the money spinner of the future.
    B. The leisure industry can be said to be the money spinner of the future.


    My first choice is A (no full stops required here) but the answer is B. I don't understand why answer A is wrong.

    I think they are both acceptable.


    Thanks in advance.


    Welcome to the forum.

    Please try to answer question 1 yourself first and then we will comment. As you can see, with question 2, I think they are both OK.

    Please review your use of punctuation, particularly full stops. I have made some corrections in red.

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    Re: someone help me

    1.Before the election,the politician agreed to take part in a live televised debate with the______candidates

    A.challenging B.competitive C.rival

    In my opinion, I choose Question B .....


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    Re: someone help me

    Quote Originally Posted by Anniversary View Post
    1.Before the election,the politician agreed to take part in a live televised debate with the______candidates

    A.challenging B.competitive C.rival

    In my opinion, I choose Question B .....

    NOT A TEACHER

    B is not the correct answer, at least, not according to my standard interpretation of this sentence. The keyword is "debate". What kind of cadidate would a politician debate?

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    Re: someone help me

    Quote Originally Posted by Anniversary View Post
    1.Before the election,the politician agreed to take part in a live televised debate with the______candidates

    A.challenging B.competitive C.rival

    In my opinion, I choose Question B .....

    The definition of a candidate is someone who is a competitor in a competition/election, so it is unnecessary to say "competitive candidates". (Note, there is a slightly different definition of "competitive" which might look as if it makes sense but it would be an unlikely usage.)

    So - between A and C, which do you think fits?

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    Hmm.... I think Question C

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anniversary View Post
    Hmm.... I think Question C

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    Yes, the other candidates are his rivals in the election so they are described as "rival candidates".

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    Re: someone help me

    While I was trying to read my menu, my friend was staring blankly ________
    A. At his one
    B. At his
    C. At him
    D. his
    I choose question A but the answer is B ?

    2.the restaurant is very popular with film stars, artists, and the____

    1. same

    B similar
    C.such
    D.like Answer key is D ..... I don't know

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    Re: someone help me

    Quote Originally Posted by Anniversary View Post
    While I was trying to read my menu, my friend was staring blankly ________
    A. At his one
    B. At his
    C. At him
    D. his
    I choose question A but the answer is B ?

    2.the restaurant is very popular with film stars, artists, and the____

    1. same

    B similar
    C.such
    D.like Answer key is D ..... I don't know
    Hi, Anniversary!

    'There was a time when I was....like you.'(I feel like Olivia Newton-John.)

    Well, what I'd like you to know is :
    Please start a new thread when you want to ask another question.

    I was like you, really. I used to post some different questions in(on?) the same thread.
    Please remember there are some rules here on this forum.
    Good luck!

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