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The company celebrated because they have been in business for a century.



 
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The company celebrated because they have been in business for a century. #1 (permalink) Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:41 am   The company celebrated because they have been in business for a century.
 

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ESL/EFL Test #574 "Corporate Culture (1)", question 1

The company celebrated because they have been in business for a century. A century is ..........

(a) 100 years
(b) 50 years
(c) 10 years
(d) 5 years

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #574 "Corporate Culture (1)", answer 1

The company celebrated because they have been in business for a century. A century is 100 years.

Correct answer: (a) 100 years
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Hi Teachers,

I wonder is it correct to use celebrate without any dependent word (object)?

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The company celebrated because they have been in business for a century. #2 (permalink) Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:17 am   The company celebrated because they have been in business for a century.
 

Yes, it is fine. It simply means that the company held a celebration.

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The company celebrated because they have been in business for a century. #3 (permalink) Thu Mar 21, 2013 21:22 pm   The company celebrated because they have been in business for a century.
 

Hi Alan,

thank you very much! It is clear now. Here I posted my point of view of my failure to understand.

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