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    vocabulary

    Select the right word.

    "Our language is not the special private property of the language police, or grammarians, or teachers, or even great writers. The....... of English is that; it has always been the tongue of the common people, literate or not."

    A. giant B. generalization C. genie D. genius


    I chose C (genie). Is it correct?

    Thanks.


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    Re: vocabulary

    Quote Originally Posted by mailan View Post
    Select the right word.

    "Our language is not the special private property of the language police, or grammarians, or teachers, or even great writers. The....... of English is that; it has always been the tongue of the common people, literate or not."

    A. giant B. generalization C. genie D. genius


    I chose C (genie). Is it correct?

    Thanks.
    genius: distinctive character or spirit, as of a language.

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