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Minor vs. tiny #1 (permalink) Thu Dec 30, 2004 9:41 am   Minor vs. tiny
 

Test No. incompl/inter-85 "Simple Present (2)", question 2

She too lives in this ......... and remote village where Andrew has his cottage.

(a) minor
(b) tiny
(c) unimportant
(d) wretched

Test No. incompl/inter-85 "Simple Present (2)", answer 2

She too lives in this tiny and remote village where Andrew has his cottage.

Correct answer: (b) tiny

Your answer was: incorrect
She too lives in this minor and remote village where Andrew has his cottage.
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Correct sentence is:
She too lives in this tiny and remote village where Andrew has his cottage.
Why cant we use minor instead of tiny.
what is difference it make
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Tiny #2 (permalink) Thu Dec 30, 2004 9:44 am   Tiny
 

Here you need tiny in the sense of very small. Minor refers to something/someone unimportant.
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