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Is "immaculate" an error? #1 (permalink) Thu Dec 14, 2006 3:46 am   Is "immaculate" an error?
 

English Grammar Error, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #20 "Singular vs. Plural Nouns", question 5

You can see that the place is immaculate because there's not a sign of dust anywhere as she makes the cleaning every day.

(a) immaculate
(b) anywhere
(c) makes

English Grammar Error, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #20 "Singular vs. Plural Nouns", answer 5

You can see that the place is immaculate because there's not a sign of dust anywhere as she does the cleaning every day.

Correct entry: does
The error was: (c) makes
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Is "immaculate" an error? #2 (permalink) Thu Dec 14, 2006 8:25 am   Is "immaculate" an error?
 

No: 'immaculate' is a predicate adjective.
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