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Meaning of deters #1 (permalink) Fri Jul 07, 2006 12:35 pm   Meaning of deters
 

Common Errors in English, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #14 "Gerunds and Prepositions", question 3

They say but then no one really knows that the presence of security cameras in the street deters people to behaving in a criminal way.

(a) then
(b) presence
(c) deters
(d) to

Common Errors in English, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #14 "Gerunds and Prepositions", answer 3

They say but then no one really knows that the presence of security cameras in the street deters people from behaving in a criminal way.

Correct entry: from
The error was: (d) to
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To deter #2 (permalink) Fri Jul 07, 2006 14:40 pm   To deter
 

'To deter' means 'to discourage', 'to stop (someone) doing something':

The bad weather did not deter them from playing golf.
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