Student or Learner
I have two questions to ask:
I did not know what to do with the dying cat except clasp it to my bosom.
Here 'except' means 'but'.
Here is another sentence:
I learned through the crisis that I don't have to do very much for a friend in deep sorrow except to be with him.
My question is: Can I say
I learned through the crisis that I don't have to do very much for a friend in deep sorrow except be with him.
His apartment had been broken _________ twice within two months. So he had decided to move ______.
a. into, for the sake of b. in, for the benefit of
The key is 'a'. No problem. Could you please explain why 'b' isn't correct?
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Thank you in advance.
Last edited by jiang; 12-Dec-2008 at 12:54.