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Lead you to believe #1 (permalink) Wed Jan 26, 2005 6:55 am   Lead you to believe
 

Test No. incompl/inter-97 "Letter of Complaint (4)", question 3

......... I should have checked first since when I reached the shop I was led to believe that you were out for the day.

(a) Admittedly
(b) Admitting
(c) Confessing
(d) Allowing

Test No. incompl/inter-97 "Letter of Complaint (4)", answer 3

Admittedly I should have checked first since when I reached the shop I was led to believe that you were out for the day.

Correct answer: (a) Admittedly

Your answer was: correct
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In this case "led to belive" means it is not true? that he was out.
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Lead you to believe #2 (permalink) Wed Jan 26, 2005 10:45 am   Lead you to believe
 

If somebody leads you to believe something they try to create a certain situation that makes you think something is true. In many cases this is just an attempt to deceive you.

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Cool #3 (permalink) Fri Jan 28, 2005 5:38 am   Cool
 

you really know how to answer my questions... :lol:

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