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What does penned mean? #1 (permalink) Thu Sep 11, 2008 21:29 pm   What does penned mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #707 "English Slang Idioms (449)", question 6

"My parents are refusing to talk to my brother because he's ......... up with a girlfriend who isn't a Christian. They are so stubborn," Julia told her friend Abbey.

(a) socked
(b) penned
(c) shacked
(d) tented

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #707 "English Slang Idioms (449)", answer 6

"My parents are refusing to talk to my brother because he's shacked up with a girlfriend who isn't a Christian. They are so stubborn," Julia told her friend Abbey.

Correct answer: (c) shacked
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What does penned mean? #2 (permalink) Thu Sep 11, 2008 22:32 pm   What does penned mean?
 

There are two definitions:
a) "to shut in (enclose) or as if in a pen"
b) "to write or pen a letter (past tense verb - penned)"
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What does penned mean? #3 (permalink) Fri Sep 12, 2008 9:06 am   What does penned mean?
 

Hi Climbo,

In addition to Linda's explanation I'd like to point out that your question should read "What does penned mean"?.

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What does penned mean? #4 (permalink) Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:19 am   What does penned mean?
 

What does being shacked up means?
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