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Meaning of ordinal #1 (permalink) Fri Oct 27, 2006 9:43 am   Meaning of ordinal
 

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #2 "Be careful", question 6

I am really not interesting in mobile phones as I prefer ordinary phones.

(a) interesting in
(b) as
(c) ordinary

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #2 "Be careful", answer 6

I am really not interested in mobile phones as I prefer ordinary phones.

Correct entry: interested in
The error was: (a) interesting in
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meaning of ordinal, please.

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Ordinal #2 (permalink) Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:05 am   Ordinal
 

Ordinal refers to a number indicating the position in a series: 1, 2 and 20 are cardinal numbers, 1st, 2nd and 20th are all ordinals/ordinal numbers.
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Meaning of ordinal #3 (permalink) Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:17 am   Meaning of ordinal
 

Hello,

why do you use "as" and not "because" ?

I think that is better : "I am really not interested in mobile phones because I prefer ordinary phones"
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English error, elementary level #4 (permalink) Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:51 am   English error, elementary level
 

The_Lucky_One wrote:
Hello,

why do you use "as" and not "because" ?

I think that is better : "I am really not interested in mobile phones because I prefer ordinary phones"

Hello,

I think that you use "as" when you compare two things.

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