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What does 'it' mean in this sentence?



 
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What does 'it' mean in this sentence? #1 (permalink) Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:13 am   What does 'it' mean in this sentence?
 

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #18 "Cat and mouse", question 1

Last week a cat saw a small mouse in a glass jar and wanted to ate it because it was hungry.

(a) saw
(b) ate
(c) was

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #18 "Cat and mouse", answer 1

Last week a cat saw a small mouse in a glass jar and wanted to eat it because it was hungry.

Correct entry: eat
The error was: (b) ate
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What does 'it' mean in this sentence? #2 (permalink) Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:15 am   What does 'it' mean in this sentence?
 

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The first 'it' means the mouse and the second 'it' means the cat.
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What does 'it' mean in this sentence? #3 (permalink) Wed Feb 14, 2007 13:00 pm   What does 'it' mean in this sentence?
 

Mister Micawber wrote:
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The first 'it' means the mouse and the second 'it' means the cat.
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:lol:

Maybe Utrollo finds having a mouse in a jar a bit unconventional?

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What does 'it' mean in this sentence? #4 (permalink) Wed Feb 14, 2007 13:18 pm   What does 'it' mean in this sentence?
 

Nice pic, Conchita :)
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