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Idiom: a paper bag full of money #1 (permalink) Wed Dec 21, 2005 10:05 am   Idiom: a paper bag full of money
 

Common Errors in English, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #12 "At the Finance Company Again", question 10

As it turned out he had indeed find a paper bag full of money- the only problem was that unfortunately it was only pretend money.

(a) turned
(b) find
(c) was

Common Errors in English, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #12 "At the Finance Company Again", answer 10

As it turned out he had indeed found a paper bag full of money- the only problem was that unfortunately it was only pretend money.

Correct entry: found
The error was: (b) find

You have found the error and your entry is correct.
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Hi Alan
Can u enlighten me what does the whole sentence mean? Besides that, I also would like to know is it an idiom for 'a paper bag full of money'? Please also explain its meaning

Hope can have your help

Kelly
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Idiom: a paper bag full of money #2 (permalink) Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:17 pm   Idiom: a paper bag full of money
 

Kelly wrote:
Common Errors in English, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #12 "At the Finance Company Again", question 10

As it turned out he had indeed find a paper bag full of money- the only problem was that unfortunately it was only pretend money.

(a) turned
(b) find
(c) was

Common Errors in English, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #12 "At the Finance Company Again", answer 10

As it turned out he had indeed found a paper bag full of money- the only problem was that unfortunately it was only pretend money.

Correct entry: found
The error was: (b) find

You have found the error and your entry is correct.
_________________________

Hi Alan
Can u enlighten me what does the whole sentence mean? Besides that, I also would like to know is it an idiom for 'a paper bag full of money'? Please also explain its meaning

Hope can have your help

Kelly


Hi Kelly,

This means I had FOUND a paper bag (not an idiom) full of money but unfortunately it wasn't real money (it was made to look like real money)

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