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what does overpopulated mean? #1 (permalink) Sat Jan 19, 2008 16:14 pm   what does overpopulated mean?
 

Common Errors in English, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #6 "At the Conference", question 8

They had not allowed for the high demand there would be for evening meals among the participants and so the dining hall was always overpopulated then.

(a) allowed
(b) would be
(c) participants
(d) overpopulated

Common Errors in English, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #6 "At the Conference", answer 8

They had not allowed for the high demand there would be for evening meals among the participants and so the dining hall was always overcrowded then.

Correct entry: overcrowded
The error was: (d) overpopulated

You have found the error but your entry is incorrect.
They had not allowed for the high demand there would be for evening meals among the participants and so the dining hall was always overpopulated then.
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what does overpopulated mean? #2 (permalink) Sun Jan 20, 2008 10:27 am   what does overpopulated mean?
 

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Too many people or things resident in an area.
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what does overpopulated mean? #3 (permalink) Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:44 am   what does overpopulated mean?
 

Hello,

Does "allow" mean "be prepared" here?

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what does overpopulated mean? #4 (permalink) Tue Mar 23, 2010 10:35 am   what does overpopulated mean?
 

Hi Baubau,

'Allow for' means 'make preparations for something - in advance.

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