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    #1

    the correct voice

    Hi folks!

    Coulkd you give me a good hint for this passage of use of english part 1?

    At night when the windows of the museum are lit up, the courtyard_____________ the character of a town, a place where people can meet friends, eat, drink and relax.

    The verbs suggested are the following: take in, take up, take on, take over. What is the correct verb? Phrasal verbs represents for me the jungle of English language.

    thank you

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    #2

    Re: the correct voice

    Have you looked up the meaning of each of the those phrasal verbs to see if you can find one that fits the context?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: the correct voice

    Hint: it doesn't show this characteristic so much during the day.

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    #4

    Re: the correct voice

    Phrasal verbs represents for me the jungle of English language.


    Try also to rephrase this sentence.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: the correct voice

    The OP can't rephrase it if it's a homework assignment.

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    #6

    Re: the correct voice

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Hint: it doesn't show this characteristic so much during the day.
    Is that a cryptic hint? I can't solve it.
    But you're right: it doesn't take on this characteristic so much during the day.

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    #7

    Re: the correct voice

    Take a look at this excellent resource which should help demystify phrasal verbs for you.

    https://www.usingenglish.com/referen...l-verbs/t.html

    Oh, and post back with your answer so we can get some feedback please.

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