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expose vs experience #1 (permalink) Fri Jan 02, 2009 0:52 am   expose vs experience
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #46 "At the Office (2)", question 9

Managers prefer to select people who have been ......... to many different types of office environments.

(a) devoted
(b) exposed
(c) opened
(d) experienced

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #46 "At the Office (2)", answer 9

Managers prefer to select people who have been exposed to many different types of office environments.

Correct answer: (b) exposed

Your answer was: incorrect
Managers prefer to select people who have been experienced to many different types of office environments.
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Can you explain why we don't use "experienced" here, please?

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expose vs experience #2 (permalink) Sun Mar 01, 2009 8:28 am   expose vs experience
 

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'Experienced to' is grammatically incorrect.
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expose vs experience #3 (permalink) Sun Mar 01, 2009 9:27 am   expose vs experience
 

Hi Thunu,

If you used 'experienced', you would have to say 'experienced in'.

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