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'applied for this job' vs 'interested in this job'



 
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'applied for this job' vs 'interested in this job' #1 (permalink) Mon Jan 07, 2008 3:50 am   'applied for this job' vs 'interested in this job'
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #28 "Mistaken Identity", question 1

Interviewer: Perhaps you could start by telling us why you've ..........

(a) obtained for this job
(b) applied for this job
(c) intended for this job
(d) asked for this job

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #28 "Mistaken Identity", answer 1

Interviewer: Perhaps you could start by telling us why you've applied for this job.

Correct answer: (b) applied for this job
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Why not "interested in"?

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'applied for this job' vs 'interested in this job' #2 (permalink) Mon Jan 07, 2008 6:04 am   'applied for this job' vs 'interested in this job'
 

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No, 'interested in' does not fit in this sentence. Why you have applied for vs Why you are interested in.
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