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An article problem

Postby SARDORBEK » Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:41 am

The old man's head shook from side to side like ... ripe fruit
in the wind ready to drop.

a) any
b) -
c) the
d) a

Which answer is correct in the test?

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Re: An article problem

Postby Alan » Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:26 am

(b) and (d) are both admissible. 'Fruit', although generally non-count, can under certain circumstances be treated as countable.


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