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    Red face using adjectives

    What would the answer to this test;
    We offee you country cottages and fabulous fiestas at...... prices. A) economical B)bargaining c) rock-bottom

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    Re: using adjectives

    What would the answer to this test be?

    We offer you country cottages and fabulous fiestas at...... prices. A) economical B)bargaining c) rock-bottom

    Thank you.
    Welcome to the forum.

    What do you think the right answer is? Where did you find this question? What are you going to do with the answer when you find it out?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: using adjectives

    Thank you for the correction. I will try to write correctly.
    That question was in my English test at the University. I think all of them are correct but I am not sure.

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    Re: using adjectives

    For me, B doesn't work. It could work as "bargain".

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    Re: using adjectives

    A) doesn't work for me.

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    Re: using adjectives

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Hello, Ms. Verdu Menarguez:

    1. I am 99.99% sure that native speakers would say that "bargaining" is out of the question (impossible).

    2. I also believe that the test is not fair without more context, for both A and C are possible -- in my opinion.

    3. I checked my dictionaries, and there seems to be a difference between A and C:

    "economical" = good value for your money.
    "rock-bottom" = the lowest possible price.

    If I had taken the test, I would have chosen A.

    If I were renting country cottages, I would certainly give tourists "good value" for their money, but I certainly would not give them the lowest possible price. After all, I have to make a (fair) profit.



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    Thumbs up Re: using adjectives

    Thank you so much for the answer. I really though It was very confusing.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 17-Jan-2015 at 18:36. Reason: Deleting unnecessary quote.

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    Re: using adjectives

    "Though" should be "thought". And "it" should not be capitalized.

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