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Between the lines

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There are clear differences between the two pictures if you take the trouble to look very closely.

Correct entry:   between
The error was: (b) among

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I honestly can't remember how long I've been waiting but it must have been for at least 45 minutes.

Correct entry:   for
The error was: (d) since

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These sorts of stories have been told at bedtime again and again for children by their parents.

Correct entry:   by
The error was: (d) from

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They knew that the enemy had far superior armaments than they did and fled.

Correct entry:   fled
The error was: (d) flood

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I often surf the Internet to find out certain things but I also use it to get the latest news because it provides up to date information.

Correct entry:   because
The error was: (d) due to

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She has been searching for something in that book all morning but she still hasn't found anything.

Correct entry:   has been searching for
The error was: (a) has been searching

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He was much more thorough in his studies than the rest of the class and it was for that reason that he made such good progress.

Correct entry:   made
The error was: (c) make

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I did exactly what you suggested, took your advice and applied for promotion.

Correct entry:   advice
The error was: (c) opinion

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I adore spaghetti and whenever I go to an Italian restaurant I always make sure that it is part of my meal.

Correct entries:   adore, love, like
The error was: (a) worship

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Can you tell me precisely what the admission fee is for entry to that museum?

Correct entry:   admission
The error was: (b) admittance

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