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    Question would you please explain these questions to me?

    hello,

    -why (b) is wrong?

    1- Not until the first land plants developed............

    a) did land animals appear b)would land animals appear


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    Why A is incorrect?

    2- America's most unique contribution to architecture was the skyscraper.
    A B C D

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    why A is incorrect?

    3- The River is used too much for irrigation and electricity generation, that
    A B
    the water is often used up before it reaches its mouth in the Gulf.
    C D

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    why C is incorrect?

    4- Until he adopted the calendar in the 16th century, New Year's Day
    A B
    always was celebrated in April instead of january.
    C D

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    Re: would you please explain these questions to me?

    Quote Originally Posted by taghavi View Post
    hello,

    -why (b) is wrong?

    1- not until the first land plants developed............

    A) did land animals appear b)would land animals appear

    b) is not actually wrong. If you were narrating a history, and you were at the stage of pre-land plants, you could say this.
    But it's overwhelmingly more likely that you are talking in the present, and referring to the past - which is why a. Is right.

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    why a is incorrect?

    2- america's most unique contribution to architecture was the skyscraper.
    A b c d
    unique means there's only one of its kind. Therefore "most unique" has been judged to be wrong. "unique" is the wrong word to use here.

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    why a is incorrect?

    3- the river is used too much for irrigation and electricity generation, that
    a b
    the water is often used up before it reaches its mouth in the gulf.
    C d
    it should read "so much"
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    why c is incorrect?

    4- until he adopted the calendar in the 16th century, new year's day
    a b
    always was celebrated in april instead of january.
    it should be "was always". The adverb is in the wrong place.

    c d
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    Re: would you please explain these questions to me?

    Thank you a lot.

    I don't know what's difference between too much and so much yet.

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    Re: would you please explain these questions to me?

    Quote Originally Posted by taghavi View Post
    Thank you a lot.

    I don't know what's difference between too much and so much yet.
    "So much" requires a consequence. "Too much" doesnt.
    "I've eaten too much food!"
    "I've eaten so much food that I think I'll explode!"

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