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passed vs. past #1 (permalink) Sat Jun 21, 2008 17:02 pm   passed vs. past
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #220 "Confusing Words test (3)", question 5

George ......... her on her speech and she politely thanked him as she walked passed the crowd of reporters.

(a) complemented
(b) compliment
(c) complement
(d) complimented

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #220 "Confusing Words test (3)", answer 5

George complimented her on her speech and she politely thanked him as she walked passed the crowd of reporters.

Correct answer: (d) complimented
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Hi

Shouldn't it be "past" instead of "passed"?

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passed vs. past #2 (permalink) Sat Jun 21, 2008 17:55 pm   passed vs. past
 

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You're right, Englishholic. The sentence would be correct this way:

"... and she politely thanked him as she walked past the crowd of reporters."
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I'm sure the slip-up will be repaired now that it's been pointed out.
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passed vs. past #3 (permalink) Sat Jun 21, 2008 18:07 pm   passed vs. past
 

Hi Amy and Englishholic,

Thanks a lot for pointing this out -- it'll get changed asap.

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passed vs. past #4 (permalink) Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:33 am   passed vs. past
 

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