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    is plan a synonym for idea?

    hi, there was a puzzle in a reading book which asked for a synonym for thought, plan. the first letter of the synonym started with "I" . moreover, the puzzle has only four cells (spaces) to be filled and only idea is possible for it. I myself think that idea can only be a synonym with thought and not plan. but they appeard both at the same time. I wonder if the puzzle is wrong or not.

    thanks in advance
    Last edited by zohreh250250; 30-Nov-2012 at 17:17.

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    Re: is plan a synonym for idea?

    maybe the synonym is intention.

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    Re: is plan a synonym for idea?

    hi thanks. but it has only four cells to be filled.

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    Re: is plan a synonym for idea?

    A plan can be an idea; it can also be an agreement; it can also be a diagram.... I wouldn't call the puzzle wrong exactly, but I think their definition (='idea'!) of 'synonym' is a little broad for my liking.

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    Re: is plan a synonym for idea?

    thanks a lot

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    #6

    Re: is plan a synonym for idea?

    Quote Originally Posted by death View Post
    m Maybe the synonym is intention.
    If, as someone who claims to be a teacher, you cannot make the effort to use capital letters correctly, you may find that your posts are simply deleted. We are here to help learners, not set a bad example.

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    Re: is plan a synonym for idea?

    Quote Originally Posted by zohreh250250 View Post
    Hi, thanks. But it has only four cells to be filled.
    Quote Originally Posted by zohreh250250 View Post
    Thanks a lot.
    Please read 5jj's remarks to death, zoreh.

    They apply to you, too.

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