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Difference between diary and calendar #1 (permalink) Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:43 am   Difference between diary and calendar
 

Test No. errors/advan-8 "Admire his Achievement", question 1

I promise I won't forget the date of that meeting because I have made a note of it in my calendar.

(a) won't forget
(b) have made
(c) of it
(d) calendar

Test No. errors/advan-8 "Admire his Achievement", answer 1

I promise I won't forget the date of that meeting because I have made a note of it in my diary.

Correct entry: diary
The error was: (d) calendar
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What wrong ewith the calender? Please explain me. Thank you.
hiroko
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Diary/calendar #2 (permalink) Fri Oct 28, 2005 9:41 am   Diary/calendar
 

Hi Hiroko,

This is really a difference between the two prepositions in and on. If you write something in, you are referring to a notebook/book or in this case a dairy (inside the diary). If you write something on, then you write it on a surface and you could do this on a calendar.

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