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Phrase "attempting to locate colleagues"



 
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Phrase "attempting to locate colleagues" #1 (permalink) Sat Feb 14, 2009 12:28 pm   Phrase "attempting to locate colleagues"
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #136 "Office Technology Problems", question 8

On average, thirty minutes were wasted managing telephone communications, while ten more minutes were wasted attempting to locate ..........

(a) coffee
(b) collations
(c) colleagues
(d) cosmetics

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #136 "Office Technology Problems", answer 8

On average, thirty minutes were wasted managing telephone communications, while ten more minutes were wasted attempting to locate colleagues.

Correct answer: (c) colleagues
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I can understand the phrase
"attempting to locate colleagues" is that try to know where their colleagues are, can't I?

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