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    #1

    What do you think is the answer?

    Which of the following is the closest to the given sentence in meaning?



    I don't think John is any weirder than many other of the people who work

    there.

    (A) John hardly stands out in his work place.
    (B) John is really strange to his fellow workers.
    (C) John is particularly weird in his work place.
    (D) Many people find John friendly in his work place.

    Please explain to me the meaning of the given sentence, and the reason for

    your answer.

    Thank You..

    There were some typos, so I make them correct..
    Last edited by juliana0403; 08-Jan-2007 at 10:28.


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    Re: What do you think is the answer?

    Quote Originally Posted by juliana0403 View Post
    Which of the following is the closest to the given sentence in meaning?



    I don't think John is any werider than many other of the people who work

    there. It must be a typo - weirder?

    (A) John hardly stands out in his work place.
    (B) John is really strange to his fellow workers.
    (C) John is particularly werid in his work place. weird
    (D) Many people finds JOhn friendly in his work place. find

    Please explain to me the meaning of the given sentence, and the reason for

    your answer.

    Thank You..
    I think the answer is (A)- that means John isn't different than many others (stand out = to differ, to be conspicuous because of some difference).

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    Re: What do you think is the answer?

    I agree.

    BTW It's weird.

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