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Time passes vs. time goes by #1 (permalink) Sun Aug 20, 2006 7:50 am   Time passes vs. time goes by
 

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #3 "She works hard", question 10

They have been writing to each others since they were children.

(a) have been writing
(b) each others
(c) were

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #3 "She works hard", answer 10

They have been writing to each other since they were children.

Correct entry: each other
The error was: (b) each others

Your answer was: ?
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I think that in this sentence, "goes by" has the same meaning as " passes"
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Time passes vs. time goes by #2 (permalink) Sun Aug 20, 2006 9:18 am   Time passes vs. time goes by
 

Hi

Apparently you are referring to sentence 7 in the test:

7. Time passes very slowly when you are waiting for a bus to arrive.

Yes, you can also say "Time goes by."

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