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Finished vs. ended #1 (permalink) Mon Dec 20, 2004 17:40 pm   Finished vs. ended
 

Test No. incompl/elem-5 "Finish/End", question 7

After the children had ......... doing their homework, the whole family watched television.

(a) ends
(b) ended
(c) fnishes
(d) finished

Test No. incompl/elem-5 "Finish/End", answer 7

After the children had finished doing their homework, the whole family watched television.

Correct answer: (d) finished

Your answer was: incorrect
After the children had ended doing their homework, the whole family watched television.
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After the children had finished doing their homework, the whole family watched television.

Correct answer: (d) finished

Your answer was: incorrect
your sentence:
After the children had ended doing their homework, the whole family watched television.
"why it can't be used "finished"?
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Finished vs. ended #2 (permalink) Mon Dec 20, 2004 18:08 pm   Finished vs. ended
 

They finished doing their homework is the correct answer because it means they completed their homework.
Please, take a look at Alan's explanations here:
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http://www.english-test.net/forum/ftopic707.html

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Free English Tests for ESL/EFL > English Grammar Test, Elementary Level #4 #3 (permalink) Sat Mar 07, 2009 21:47 pm   Free English Tests for ESL/EFL > English Grammar Test, Elementary Level #4
 

After the children had ......... doing their homework, the whole family watched television.
(a) ends
(b) ended
(c) fnishes - there are changed places letters!!!
(d) finished

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Free English Tests for ESL/EFL > English Grammar Test, Elementary Level #4 #4 (permalink) Sun Mar 08, 2009 15:22 pm   Free English Tests for ESL/EFL > English Grammar Test, Elementary Level #4
 

Hi Tilt, thanks for the poem.

FINISHED is the correct answer.
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Free English Tests for ESL/EFL > English Grammar Test, Elementary Level #4 #5 (permalink) Sun Mar 08, 2009 15:49 pm   Free English Tests for ESL/EFL > English Grammar Test, Elementary Level #4
 

Kitosdad wrote:
Hi Tilt, thanks for the poem.

FINISHED is the correct answer.

Thanks for your reply. I know what the actual answer is. By this message I meant that there is an error on this test. Not grammatical but just lack of one letter in the 3rd variant.
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