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Close versus complete #1 (permalink) Thu Sep 28, 2006 1:07 am   Close versus complete
 

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #138 "Ways of disagreeing", question 7

Sorry the subject is now ..........

(a) closed
(b) locked
(c) done
(d) completed

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #138 "Ways of disagreeing", answer 7

Sorry the subject is now closed.

Correct answer: (a) closed

Your answer was: incorrect
Sorry the subject is now completed.
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Close versus complete #2 (permalink) Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:14 am   Close versus complete
 

I guess the subject was already discussed and now is closed for further discussions :wink:
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Closed #3 (permalink) Thu Sep 28, 2006 9:23 am   Closed
 

Hi,

In the mini dialogue the speaker is saying that discussion must now stop about that particular subject.

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Close versus complete #4 (permalink) Sat Jan 24, 2009 20:32 pm   Close versus complete
 

In what kind of situation, do i have to say "this is done" ?
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