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Glance vs. flash a look #1 (permalink) Sun Oct 15, 2006 12:43 pm   Glance vs. flash a look
 

Synonyms Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #123 "Synonyms for see and watch", question 3

As Kathryn was in a hurry and so hungry she simply ......... at the menu and ordered a sandwich and some salad.

(a) noticed
(b) glanced
(c) flashed
(d) saw

Synonyms Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #123 "Synonyms for see and watch", answer 3

As Kathryn was in a hurry and so hungry she simply glanced at the menu and ordered a sandwich and some salad.

Correct answer: (b) glanced

Your answer was: incorrect
As Kathryn was in a hurry and so hungry she simply flashed at the menu and ordered a sandwich and some salad.
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If those words are synonyms, why only one of them is correct?
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Glance vs. flash a look #2 (permalink) Sun Oct 15, 2006 14:36 pm   Glance vs. flash a look
 

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Glanced and flashed are not synonyms. Glanced at and flashed a look at would be reasonably synonymous here.
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Glance vs. flash a look #3 (permalink) Sun Jul 18, 2010 23:59 pm   Glance vs. flash a look
 

I would like to know what the different is between glanced and flshed.
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Glance vs. flash a look #4 (permalink) Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:38 am   Glance vs. flash a look
 

'Glance' is kind of look.
'Flash' is a kind of light or speed phenomenon.

The words are unrelated.
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