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Why we can't use here 'consider' because both think and consider give us...?



 
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Why we can't use here 'consider' because both think and consider give us...? #1 (permalink) Sun Nov 02, 2008 14:59 pm   Why we can't use here 'consider' because both think and consider give us...?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #709 "Time of the Year", question 4

B: I would have thought the reason was quite obvious if you ......... about it.

(a) ponder
(b) think
(c) consider
(d) believe

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #709 "Time of the Year", answer 4

B: I would have thought the reason was quite obvious if you think about it.

Correct answer: (b) think
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Why we can't use here 'consider' because both think and consider give us...? #2 (permalink) Sun Nov 02, 2008 16:08 pm   Why we can't use here 'consider' because both think and consider give us...?
 

The verb 'consider' wouldn't fit in the test sentence because you don't normally consider about something -- you consider something or doing something.
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