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difference between "fresh-shaven" and "clean-shaven



 
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difference between "fresh-shaven" and "clean-shaven #1 (permalink) Sun Nov 21, 2010 14:34 pm   difference between "fresh-shaven" and "clean-shaven
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #226 "Skin and Facial Features (1)", question 4

When a man has no facial hair, because he has recently shaved it all off, he is often called a .........-shaven man.

(a) soft
(b) clean
(c) fresh
(d) crisp

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #226 "Skin and Facial Features (1)", answer 4

When a man has no facial hair, because he has recently shaved it all off, he is often called a clean-shaven man.

Correct answer: (b) clean

Your answer was: incorrect
When a man has no facial hair, because he has recently shaved it all off, he is often called a fresh-shaven man.
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Could you please explain the difference between "fresh-shaven" and "clean-shaven".
Thanks a lot
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difference between "fresh-shaven" and "clean-shaven #2 (permalink) Sun Nov 21, 2010 16:05 pm   difference between "fresh-shaven" and "clean-shaven
 

fresh-shaven - only just shaved. (May still have facial hair, though, andf have shaved the parts around the style. For example, a man with a moustache can be fresh-shaven as he will have shaved the rest of his face.)
clean-shaven - no beard, moustache or long stubble.
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difference between "fresh-shaven" and "clean-shaven #3 (permalink) Mon Nov 22, 2010 16:05 pm   difference between "fresh-shaven" and "clean-shaven
 

Quick and clear!
many thanks.
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difference between "fresh-shaven" and "clean-shaven #4 (permalink) Mon Nov 22, 2010 17:39 pm   difference between "fresh-shaven" and "clean-shaven
 

interesting:)
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