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    #1

    We managed to free ourselves and escaped

    I'm totally stumped by this synthesis question: We managed to free ourselves and escaped.

    Instruction: Start with 'We' and end with 'and escaped', however the word 'in' (can be positioned anywhere) must be used in the new sentence

    We ______________________________________ and escaped.

    I suspect that the question aims at testing the use of phrasal verbs in place of a word/words in the original sentence. However, I'm unsure. I can't even come up with a remotely plausible answer

    Thank you for teaching me!

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    #2

    Re: We managed to free ourselves and escaped

    Begin with "We succeeded ...".

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    #3

    Re: We managed to free ourselves and escaped

    Using "succeed" might be a good idea.


    (Edit) Piscean beat me to it.
    Last edited by tzfujimino; 06-Oct-2015 at 18:34.

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    #4

    Re: We managed to free ourselves and escaped

    Not a teacher.

    We were successful in deceiving the guards and escaped.

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    #5

    Re: We managed to free ourselves and escaped

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnyxxx View Post
    We were successful in deceiving the guards and escaped.
    We do like people to try for themselves first. This is why tzfujimino and I gave just a clue. People generally learn better by helping themselves. Please don't spoonfeed in future.
    Last edited by Piscean; 06-Oct-2015 at 20:46. Reason: typo

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