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pretend vs predict #1 (permalink) Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:22 am   pretend vs predict
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #278 "Work and job expressions", question 10

One way is to ........., even if it's not true, and tell yourself that the new name for Monday is Friday!

(a) prepare
(b) predict
(c) prefer
(d) pretend

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #278 "Work and job expressions", answer 10

One way is to pretend, even if it's not true, and tell yourself that the new name for Monday is Friday!

Correct answer: (d) pretend

Your answer was: incorrect
One way is to predict, even if it's not true, and tell yourself that the new name for Monday is Friday!
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Why can't I choose "predict"?

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pretend vs predict #2 (permalink) Fri Feb 22, 2008 6:29 am   pretend vs predict
 

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It doesn't make sense in the sentence, Samuel. Telling yourself that Monday is Friday is 'pretending'.
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