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Use 'He just took the money and ran away' #1 (permalink) Tue Jan 20, 2009 22:58 pm   Use 'He just took the money and ran away'
 

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ESL/EFL Test #120 "Conversations and Comprehension (2)", question 1

Police officer: Were you harmed in any way?
Store Clerk: No, but he had a gun. He pointed it at me and then I gave him the money. He just took the money and ran.
Police Officer: Can you describe him?
Store Clerk: Yes, he had brown hair and was about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a blue jacket and blue jeans.
What happened at the store? ..........

(a) There was a car accident in front of the store
(b) There was a robbery
(c) The officer and the store clerk are talking about someone they both know

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #120 "Conversations and Comprehension (2)", answer 1

Police officer: Were you harmed in any way?
Store Clerk: No, but he had a gun. He pointed it at me and then I gave him the money. He just took the money and ran.
Police Officer: Can you describe him?
Store Clerk: Yes, he had brown hair and was about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a blue jacket and blue jeans.
What happened at the store? There was a robbery.

Correct answer: (b) There was a robbery
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In my opinion it would be more specific to use ''He just took the money and ran away'', wouldn't it? Let me know, please

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Use 'He just took the money and ran away' #2 (permalink) Wed Jan 21, 2009 23:02 pm   Use 'He just took the money and ran away'
 

Hi Dorman,
Both sentences are fine.
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