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Extend your stay #1 (permalink) Thu Jan 27, 2005 14:51 pm   Extend your stay
 

Test No. errors/advan-5 "At the Airport", question 7

We were having such an enjoyable time on our holiday that we visited our travel agent at the airport and asked whether it would be possible to lengthen our stay by another week.

(a) enjoyable
(b) visited
(c) whether
(d) lengthen

Test No. errors/advan-5 "At the Airport", answer 7

We were having such an enjoyable time on our holiday that we visited our travel agent at the airport and asked whether it would be possible to extend our stay by another week.

Correct entry: extend
The error was: (d) lengthen

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We were having such an enjoyable time on our holiday that we visited our travel agent at the airport and asked whether it would be possible to lengthen our stay by another week.
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Preposition problem : can't one extend a stay FOR another week?
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For/by #2 (permalink) Fri Jan 28, 2005 11:02 am   For/by
 

Neither is wrong and both are acceptable.
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Extend your stay #3 (permalink) Mon Mar 07, 2005 16:45 pm   Extend your stay
 

and i made it 'prolong' here
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Extend your stay #4 (permalink) Mon Apr 26, 2010 19:22 pm   Extend your stay
 

I think "visited" is wrong. because if you visit you go to see someone socially and spend some time with them.
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Extend your stay #5 (permalink) Mon Apr 26, 2010 23:18 pm   Extend your stay
 

Not necessarily Homero. You can just as easily visit a place as a person.
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