Can or Should

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Can or Should

Post by McKinney » Fri May 12, 2017 3:53 pm


I did an exercise and my native English speaking friend said the correct answer is B and my teacher said the correct answer is C. Can you please tell me which one is correct? Here is the exercise:-

Rarely __________ have been faced with such a daunting problem.

a) a minister can
b) can a minister
c) should a minister
d) a minister should

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Re: Can or Should

Post by Alan » Sat May 13, 2017 3:49 am

Actually either is grammatically possible, but (b) is the more plausible answer.
A poorly designed test question!