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The critics continue to praise #1 (permalink) Sun May 15, 2005 6:21 am   The critics continue to praise
 

Test No. incompl/inter-51 "Cinemas", question 2

The critics ......... to praise the work of this director whatever films he makes.

(a) run
(b) continue
(c) persist
(d) insist

Test No. incompl/inter-51 "Cinemas", answer 2

The critics continue to praise the work of this director whatever films he makes.

Correct answer: (b) continue
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Continue #2 (permalink) Sun May 15, 2005 8:27 am   Continue
 

Continue is the right answer.
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The critics continue to praise #3 (permalink) Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:11 am   The critics continue to praise
 

hi
why not persist?
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The critics continue to praise #4 (permalink) Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:27 am   The critics continue to praise
 

Hi,

'Persist' needs a different form to follow it as in: They persist in praising ....

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The critics continue to praise #5 (permalink) Tue Dec 21, 2010 18:09 pm   The critics continue to praise
 

Why not insist?
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The critics continue to praise #6 (permalink) Tue Dec 21, 2010 18:24 pm   The critics continue to praise
 

You cannot use 'insist' with 'to'. You would use 'insist' with 'on'.
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The critics continue to praise #7 (permalink) Tue Dec 21, 2010 19:04 pm   The critics continue to praise
 

thanks a lot!!!
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