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    my legs gave out

    After three hours of march, my legs ______.
    A. gave out B. wore out C. ran out

    A is the correct answer, which I agree with.

    Can B or C fit in this sentence?

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    Re: my legs gave out

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    After three hours of march, my legs ______.
    A. gave out B. wore out C. ran out

    A is the correct answer, which I agree with.

    Can B or C fit in this sentence?

    Thanks

    Jason
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    Re: my legs gave out

    I think it's just about possible to say, humorously 'my legs wore out', but I don't recommend it. 'Gave out' is the natural expression here.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 07-Jan-2013 at 10:12.

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