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big vs. grand #1 (permalink) Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:05 pm   big vs. grand
 

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #21 "Thank you letter", question 3

The parcel was so grand that it wouldn't go through my letter box.

(a) parcel
(b) grand
(c) through

English Error, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #21 "Thank you letter", answer 3

The parcel was so big that it wouldn't go through my letter box.

Correct entry: big
The error was: (b) grand
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big vs. grand #2 (permalink) Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:29 pm   big vs. grand
 

'Through' is correct. The wrong word is 'grand'-- it should be 'big'.
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big vs. grand #3 (permalink) Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:58 am   big vs. grand
 

Mister Micawber wrote:
'Through' is correct. The wrong word is 'grand'-- it should be 'big'.
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Could I use the word :large?
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