feed and raise

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jiang

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Dear teachers,

Please read the following sentence:

Mothers and sisters, grand-mothers and nieces all helped to _____ the children and to carry out daily tasks.
a. feed b. raise
The key is 'b'. My quesion is can we choose 'a'?

I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you in advance.

Jiang
 

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jiang said:
Dear teachers,

Please read the following sentence:

Mothers and sisters, grand-mothers and nieces all helped to _____ the children and to carry out daily tasks.
a. feed b. raise
The key is 'b'. My quesion is can we choose 'a'?

I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you in advance.

Jiang

Choice a. is OK, but given both a. and b. choices, though, b. is the better choice of the two. 'feed the children' is a daily task.

All the best,
 

jiang

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:D

Thank you very much for your explanation. Now I understand it perfectly.

Jiang
Casiopea said:
jiang said:
Dear teachers,


Please read the following sentence:

Mothers and sisters, grand-mothers and nieces all helped to _____ the children and to carry out daily tasks.
a. feed b. raise
The key is 'b'. My quesion is can we choose 'a'?

I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you in advance.

Jiang

Choice a. is OK, but given both a. and b. choices, though, b. is the better choice of the two. 'feed the children' is a daily task.

All the best,
 

Casiopea

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jiang said:
:D

Thank you very much for your explanation. Now I understand it perfectly.

Jiang
Casiopea said:
jiang said:
Dear teachers,


Please read the following sentence:

Mothers and sisters, grand-mothers and nieces all helped to _____ the children and to carry out daily tasks.
a. feed b. raise
The key is 'b'. My quesion is can we choose 'a'?

I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you in advance.

Jiang

Choice a. is OK, but given both a. and b. choices, though, b. is the better choice of the two. 'feed the children' is a daily task.

All the best,

You are welcome. 8)
 
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