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    led

    Hello,

    Let’s talk about the wars Alexander the Great led. These are
    perhaps his greatest legacy, or memory. After his father, King Phillip
    II, died, Alexander continued with his father’s plan to take over...


    led means :
    be in charge?
    3 be in charge ?
    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/lead_1

    Thanks.
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    Re: led

    I don't find "led" to be natural in that context. Where did you find the text?

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    Re: led

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I don't find "led" to be natural in that context. Where did you find the text?
    context : Let’s talk about the wars Alexander the Great led.
    3be in charge

    [intransitive and transitive] to be in charge of an organization, country, or team, or a group of people who are trying to do something:
    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/lead_1

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    #4

    Re: led

    Yes, he was in charge of his army. But you don't lead wars, you fight wars. You lead armies.

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    #5

    Re: led

    You haven't answered my question. Where did you find the text?

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    Re: led

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I don't find "led" to be natural in that context. Where did you find the text?

    Is this important to you?
    I just want your guides. Because you all are native or English teacher.
    We need your help & experience , That is enough for us. But all the time you are always trying to answer my questions with another question that never help me to learn more , and never be my desire answer.
    All the time you just want to show that I am stupid.
    you never help me, you always tries to have an objection on my posts.
    Sorry to say that but I think you are not a patient teacher.

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    You haven't answered my question. Where did you find the text?
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    Last edited by nininaz; 09-May-2014 at 13:26.

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    Re: led

    That doesn't seem to have been written by a native English speaker.

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    Re: led

    Quote Originally Posted by nininaz View Post
    Is this important to you?
    I just want your guides. Because you all are native or English teacher.
    We need your help & experience , That is enough for us. But all the time you are always trying to answer my questions with another question that never help me to learn more .
    You never answer my question, you never help me, you always tries to have an objection on my posts.


    Source: Developing Skill for TOEFL IBT
    Context is important. Always.

    What we are trying to do when we see texts that are not correct is determine where they are coming from. There is no use for you to study English based on texts that are not written in good English.

    If you want help and advice, you need to cooperate.

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    Re: led

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    That doesn't seem to have been written by a native English speaker.
    http://www.amazon.com/Developing-Ski.../dp/1599665247

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    Re: led

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Context is important. Always.

    What we are trying to do when we see texts that are not correct is determine where they are coming from. There is no use for you to study English based on texts that are not written in good English.

    If you want help and advice, you need to cooperate.
    I certainly cooperate.But you can't find any posts that bhaisahab help me on answering the posts.

    Anyway,Do you think there is something wrong in the context?

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