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    #1

    to know___we anticipate the result will be

    Our spervisor wants to know___we anticipate the result will be and how we will
    cope with it.

    a)what
    b)that
    c)which
    d)when

    The
    answer given is C.

    However, Is A acceptable?

    what means the thing that, so it is
    ...to know the thing [that we anticipate the result will be]
    ( =
    we anticipate the result will be that)

    Does it make sense?

    Thanks!




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    #2

    Re: to know___we anticipate the result will be

    a) is right; c) is wrong.

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    #3

    Re: to know___we anticipate the result will be

    If you don't mind, could you tell me more? Thanks!
    Last edited by kadioguy; 25-May-2017 at 15:11.
    I am not a teacher. If there is anything ungrammatical in my post, please correct it. I am grateful for your help.

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    #4

    Re: to know___we anticipate the result will be

    You analyzed the use of "what" correctly. "Which" doesn't fit there unless (and this is a stretch) a previous sentence laid out some specific possible outcomes. In that case, it would mean "which of the listed possibilities".
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