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bureau vs office #1 (permalink) Wed Aug 27, 2008 3:24 am   bureau vs office
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #110 "Postcard: Job", question 6

Last night we had a party in the ..........

(a) bureau
(b) desk
(c) office

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #110 "Postcard: Job", answer 6

Last night we had a party in the office.

Correct answer: (c) office
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bureau vs office #2 (permalink) Wed Aug 27, 2008 6:01 am   bureau vs office
 

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In English, a bureau is either a chest of drawers or a government division, and neither is known for hosting parties.
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bureau vs office #3 (permalink) Mon Mar 14, 2011 15:36 pm   bureau vs office
 

What does office mean in that case?
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bureau vs office #4 (permalink) Mon Mar 14, 2011 18:58 pm   bureau vs office
 

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