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    Wait or slow

    Don't run so fast! ................... for me!
    (A) Listen (C) Slow
    (B) Wait (D) Help
    my answer (b)

    We ............ the dog to the park today because it's closed.
    (A) don't take (C) aren't taking
    (B) are going (D) can't go

    my answeris (b)
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    Re: Wait or slow

    Quote Originally Posted by moniza View Post
    Don't run so fast! ................... for me!
    (A) Listen (C) Slow
    (B) Wait (D) Help
    my answer (b)

    We ............ the dog to the park today because it's closed.
    (A) don't take (C) aren't taking
    (B) are going (D) can't go

    my answeris (b) Look at the logic in the sentence. "because it is closed" >> so the park is not open, so can you take the dog to walk there?
    Please correct me
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    Re: Wait or slow

    Angilka, aren't both of these sentences ( a & b) correct?
    "We do not take the dog to the park today (Sunday) because it is closed." (Never on Sunday)
    "We are not taking the dog to the park today (Oct. 10th) because it is closed." (anti-dog rally)
    B.

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    Re: Wait or slow

    Hi poorboy

    We ............ the dog to the park today because it's closed.

    (A) don't take <"today" - future, as in not now>
    (B) are going <are going to take the dog>
    (C) aren't taking
    (D) can't go <can't go with the dog>


    Also,

    We won't be taking the dog to the park today.
    We will not be taking the dog to the park today.

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    Re: Wait or slow

    Quote Originally Posted by poorboy_9 View Post
    Angilka, aren't both of these sentences ( a & b) correct?
    "We do not take the dog to the park today (Sunday) because it is closed." (Never on Sunday)
    "We are not taking the dog to the park today (Oct. 10th) because it is closed." (anti-dog rally)
    B.
    Sorry My initial question should have read (a & c). Wouldn't the question posed, that elicited these possible answers have an impact on your decision? If asked in the Simple Present versus the Present Progressive, I would assume (!) you would "continue" in the same vein.
    ?#1- May I take the dog to the park today?
    ?#2- Are we gonna take the dog to the park today?
    Still a bit confused....B.

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    Re: Wait or slow

    Soup, does one make a difference between Today (present) and Later Today (future)
    B.

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    Re: Wait or slow

    Quote Originally Posted by poorboy_9 View Post
    Sorry My initial question should have read (a & c). Wouldn't the question posed, that elicited these possible answers have an impact on your decision? If asked in the Simple Present versus the Present Progressive, I would assume (!) you would "continue" in the same vein.
    ?#1- May I take the dog to the park today?
    ?#2- Are we gonna take the dog to the park today?
    Still a bit confused....B.
    You have me just as confused. What is it that you are trying to say/ask?

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