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going out to the movies vs. going to the movies



 
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going out to the movies vs. going to the movies #1 (permalink) Thu Apr 07, 2005 15:50 pm   going out to the movies vs. going to the movies
 

Test No. incompl/inter-57 "A Night Out", question 1

The other night we went out to the cinema or the ......... as they would say in the USA.

(a) goings
(b) doings
(c) moves
(d) movies

Test No. incompl/inter-57 "A Night Out", answer 1

The other night we went out to the cinema or the movies as they would say in the USA.

Correct answer: (d) movies
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Movies #2 (permalink) Thu Apr 07, 2005 17:44 pm   Movies
 

This word is used in the USA to describe the cinema.
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going out to the movies vs. going to the movies #3 (permalink) Sat Jul 12, 2008 17:45 pm   going out to the movies vs. going to the movies
 

Hello again,
Couldn't we also say "The other night we went to the cinema..."?
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going out to the movies vs. going to the movies #4 (permalink) Sat Jul 12, 2008 19:13 pm   going out to the movies vs. going to the movies
 

Of course you can. I assume you know we can so why do you ask?

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