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    toeic grammar's use

    1. Local leaders are delighted at the prospect of hundreds of highly skilled jobs and training opportunities _____ created in the area.
    (A) being (answer)
    (B) is
    (C) are
    (D) have
    Why no do (B),Gerunds as subject ,(B) should be ans too.

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    _____ yourself with all the company guidelines by the end of the third day of training, as there will be a test on the final day.
    (A) Familiarize (ans)
    (B) Familiarizing
    (C) To familiarize
    (D) Familia
    I don't know why (A) is the answer.

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    Re: toeic grammar's use

    B can't be the answer to 1. They like the prospect of jobs is created? No. It's the prospect of them being created that delights them.
    2A is correct because it's an imperative.

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    Re: toeic grammar's use

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    B can't be the answer to 1. They like the prospect of jobs is created? No. It's the prospect of them being created that delights them.
    2A is correct because it's an imperative.
    No.1 I still have trouble with it. Could you please explain fully?
    Where is No.2 seen as imperative key point? word's meaning or grammar?

    thank for your help

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    Re: toeic grammar's use

    Local leaders are delighted at the prospect of something.
    Something = hundreds of highly skilled jobs and training opportunities being created.
    Something is a phrase rather than a sentence, so 'being' should be used.

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    Re: toeic grammar's use

    Quote Originally Posted by kiann View Post
    Where is No.2 seen as imperative key point? word's meaning or grammar?
    http://www.vocabulix.com/grammar/imp...-english.shtml

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    Re: toeic grammar's use

    Quote Originally Posted by kiann View Post
    No.1 I still have trouble with it. Could you please explain fully?
    I'm sorry, but I don't know why you're having trouble with it. The answer is A because it's the only choice that fits grammatically.
    Where is No.2 seen as imperative key point? word's meaning or grammar?
    I guess you'll have to be stronger in grammar or even just usage before you can get these right. "Familiarize yourself" can be nothing but imperative. If you can think of another way of using it, let us know.

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