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    #1

    Would you please fill in the blanks and egive some brief explanation for each, thanks

    1) Suppose one of your friends _ _ _ _ trying to smuggle something into the country , _ _ _ you clear him or witness against him?

    A) is caught / could
    B) was caught / will
    C) has been caught / would
    D) was caught / were
    E) caught / did


    2) There are over 10 million people in America who don’t think false teeth are funny. They wear them. What’s even less funny is that a lot of people are wearing false teeth because of sth they _ _ _ _ : cavities….

    A) could have prevented
    B) must have prevented
    C) used to prevent
    D) would prevent
    E) had to prevent



    2) Several years _ _ _ _ a metals company offered a dime a pound for empty aliminium cans.
    A) afterwards B) up to now
    C) until D) since
    E) from now


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    #2

    Re: Would you please fill in the blanks and egive some brief explanation for each, th

    Why don't you try first? We don't just give out the answers first.


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    Re: Would you please fill in the blanks and egive some brief explanation for each, th

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Why don't you try first? We don't just give out the answers first.
    Here are my answers. I am not sure at all. I would really appreciate if you would give some explanation about them. Thanks.


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    #4

    Re: Would you please fill in the blanks and egive some brief explanation for each, th

    Where are your answers? No sign of them in your last post.


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    Re: Would you please fill in the blanks and egive some brief explanation for each, th

    Sorry, I forgot to write them. Here is what I guess as the correct choices.
    1-c
    2-b
    3-a


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    Re: Would you please fill in the blanks and egive some brief explanation for each, th

    Quote Originally Posted by eddkzk View Post
    Sorry, I forgot to write them. Here is what I guess as the correct choices.
    1-c
    2-b "must have done something" = be compelled to do something. In this case, the lost of teeth is something that could be avoided.
    3-a I think they mean you to select "since" = before the present/ago. There should be a following comma.
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