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    #1

    question i do not get

    The manager has announced that the assembly line will be granted _______ hours to speed up production.

    a. extend
    b. extension
    c. extended
    d. extent

    the answer i picked was b(extension) however the correct answer is c(extended)
    when i was solving this problem i was hesitant to pick b or c
    can you tell me why B is grammatically wrong?

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    #2

    Re: question i do not get

    b. extension is a noun. You need an adjective, c. extended.

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    Re: question i do not get

    Quote Originally Posted by MelodyBK View Post

    The answer I picked was b space required here (extension). However, the correct answer is c space required here (extended).
    When I was solving this problem ​I was hesitant hesitating to pick between b or and c.
    Can you tell me why B is grammatically wrong?
    Note my corrections above. It is important to follow the rules of written English:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".
    - Do not put a space before a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Put a space before an opening bracket and a space after a closing bracket.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: question i do not get

    i searched the word 'extension' in an online dictionary and it can be used both as noun and adjective

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    Re: question i do not get

    Quote Originally Posted by MelodyBK View Post
    I searched the word 'extension' in an online dictionary and it can be used both as noun and adjective.
    Did you read the list of rules of written English I gave you in post #3?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: question i do not get

    Just because a noun can be used as adjective, it is not an appropriate use everywhere.

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