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    a restatement question

    You should be able to tell the meaning of this word from its context.

    A) The context of the word gives one a pretty good idea of what it must mean.
    B) Out of context I couldn’t say what this word means.
    C) As you know the subject well, can’t you make out what he’s trying to say?
    D) You don’t know the word but you can still make an educated guess as to what it means.
    E) It wasn’t difficult to figure out what he was trying to say .

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    Re: a restatement question

    Which did you think it was?

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    Re: a restatement question

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Which did you think it was?
    To me, D is a good distractor but A is correct, although it is not a good restatement of the sentence.

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    Re: a restatement question

    I agree that A) is correct. It's not the best restatement, but if this is from a test, I think the logic behind it as a question might be the use of 'must' to confuse people.

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