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Hi,
I don't understand the choice:
While admitting that this forecast was______ uncertain, the scientists warned against treating it as a cry of wolf.
a. anyhow b. somewhere
c. somewhat d. anyway

anyhow is the correct choice. What's wrong with somewhat

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rayon2 said:
Hi,
I don't understand the choice:
While admitting that this forecast was______ uncertain, the scientists warned against treating it as a cry of wolf.
a. anyhow b. somewhere
c. somewhat d. anyway

anyhow is the correct choice. What's wrong with somewhat

Best wishes,

Rayon

"Anyhow" is incorrect, IMO. I would choose "somewhat".
 

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I agree with my colleagues. Anyhow is definitely not the correct choice. It should be the forecast was somewhat uncertain.

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'Somehow'could be used to imply that it was not clear how it was uncertain.;-)
 

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tdol said:
'Somehow'could be used to imply that it was not clear how it was uncertain.;-)

Yes, or why. :wink:
 
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Sorry. Your explanation is too brief to be understood. Please explain it in detail.
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tdol said:
'Somehow'could be used to imply that it was not clear how it was uncertain.;-)
 

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He means that it could mean it was not clear how or why there was uncertainty. ;-)
 

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rayon2 said:
tdol said:
'Somehow'could be used to imply that it was not clear how it was uncertain.;-)
Did you mean 'somehow' is the same with 'somewhat'?
Question:
  • Did you mean that somehow is the same as somewhat?
Answer:
  • Somehow means in some manner or in some way. Somewhat means to some extent.

    Does that help?

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rayon2 said:
Did you mean 'somehow' is the same with 'somewhat'?
tdol said:
'Somehow'could be used to imply that it was not clear how it was uncertain.;-)

They're not the same- somewhat expresses the quantity of uncertainty, while somehow looks at the manner. ;-)
 
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