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    3 questions

    1) what is the differences between laugh and laughter?
    2)What a dangerous thing to do! You_______ have been killed
    a) might
    b)may
    c) can
    d) must
    I 'm hestitant between a and b, both sound fine for me. What about you?
    One more, when can can used with past participle, like: He cannot have said that or He couldn't have said that?
    3)There's nothing I like more than____ for a brisk walk along the seashore
    a) out
    b)go
    c) walking
    d) going
    I think a b and d are acceptable, but they chose d, why?

    4) What is the differences between admission and admittance?
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    Re: 3 questions

    "Laugh" is a verb. "Laughter" is a noun. Examples:
    I laugh at funny jokes.
    A joke might cause laughter.

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    Re: 3 questions

    What a dangerous thing to do! You might have been killed.

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    Re: 3 questions

    The expression is go for a walk.

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    Re: 3 questions

    Please explain your choice, Laugh is also a noun, that's why I asked, thanks Ronbee

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    Re: 3 questions

    "Laugh" is a noun in expressions such as "He had a good laugh". Usually, however, it is a verb.

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    Re: 3 questions

    Laugh
    Don't laugh at me!
    He laughed and laughed and laughed.
    Laughter
    Laughter is good for the soul.
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    Re: 3 questions

    Quote Originally Posted by belly_ttt View Post
    4) What are the differences between admission and admittance?
    An admission is a confession of some sort. An admittance is the act of allowing somebody into something.

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    Re: 3 questions

    There's nothing I like more than____ for a brisk walk along the seashore
    a) out
    b)go
    c) walking
    d) going
    RonBeeRe: 3 questions
    The expression is go for a walk.

    ~R
    Why going for a brisk walk... in this case is wrong ? RonBee, Please.

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    Re: 3 questions

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    Why going for a brisk walk... in this case is wrong ? RonBee, Please.
    Question: Why is "going for a brisk walk" wrong?
    Answer: It's not wrong.



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