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Fall asleep and be awake #1 (permalink) Mon May 30, 2005 17:29 pm   Fall asleep and be awake
 

Test No. incompl/inter-21 "The two Butter Frogs", question 7

Suddenly the sound of a cat meowing ..........

(a) made them awake
(b) made them waken
(c) made them waking
(d) made them wake up

Test No. incompl/inter-21 "The two Butter Frogs", answer 7

Suddenly the sound of a cat meowing made them wake up.

Correct answer: (d) made them wake up

Your answer was: incorrect
Suddenly the sound of a cat meowing made them awake.
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Why not "made them awake" Isn't it more common expression like "fell asleep".Please explain.
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Awake #2 (permalink) Mon May 30, 2005 18:18 pm   Awake
 

Awake is a state like asleep - so you can't make someone change into this state.
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Awake #3 (permalink) Tue May 31, 2005 17:43 pm   Awake
 

Alan wrote:
Awake is a state like asleep - so you can't make someone change into this state.

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Dear Teacher,

Your tests helped me alot in improving english .I got your point eg you can't make anybody to "think".Is it right?
One more thing ,can you tell me how to improve the vocab in short time? I will be very thankful to you.
Yours sincerely,
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Improve #4 (permalink) Tue May 31, 2005 18:43 pm   Improve
 

Simple answer: read, read, read.
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Fall asleep and be awake #5 (permalink) Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:09 am   Fall asleep and be awake
 

is it helpful to read pocketbooks to improve my vocab.specially im having problem with my speaking skills..?
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Fall asleep and be awake #6 (permalink) Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:09 am   Fall asleep and be awake
 

is it helpful to read pocketbooks to improve my vocab.specially im having problem with my speaking skills..?
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