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Straight versus easy #1 (permalink) Mon Apr 25, 2005 8:32 am   Straight versus easy
 

Test No. incompl/inter-4 "Easy Questions", question 1

There are no problems for me because I find those questions very ..........

(a) easy
(b) facile
(c) soft
(d) straight

Test No. incompl/inter-4 "Easy Questions", answer 1

There are no problems for me because I find those questions very easy.

Correct answer: (a) easy

Your answer was: incorrect
There are no problems for me because I find those questions very straight.
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why cant it be staight? what i feel is straight could also be correct bcoz it will show that questions are not confusing.

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Straight #2 (permalink) Mon Apr 25, 2005 10:17 am   Straight
 

Find straight is not really an accepted expression for things. You could possibly use it for people when it means that you think someone is very conventional.
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