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Why is "left for"?



 
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Why is "left for"? #1 (permalink) Tue May 15, 2007 16:50 pm   Why is "left for"?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #107 "Irregular Verbs (1)", question 3

Laurie and Tom ......... for the coast on Monday morning.

(a) leaves
(b) leaving
(c) left

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #107 "Irregular Verbs (1)", answer 3

Laurie and Tom left for the coast on Monday morning.

Correct answer: (c) left
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help please -- Why is "left for"?

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Why is "left for"? #2 (permalink) Tue May 15, 2007 22:43 pm   Why is "left for"?
 

'Left' is the past of 'leave'. 'Left for' means 'went away in the direction of'.
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