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I have a virus my laptop. vs I have a virus in my laptop.



 
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I have a virus my laptop. vs I have a virus in my laptop. #1 (permalink) Tue Jan 20, 2009 23:16 pm   I have a virus my laptop. vs I have a virus in my laptop.
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #120 "Conversations and Comprehension (2)", question 7

Kevin: Hi. I'm hoping that you can help me with my computer. Your advertisement says that you're an experienced technician.
Steve: Sure, what's the problem?
Kevin: I think I have a virus my laptop is really slow these days and it spontaneously shuts down all the time.
Steve: Hmmm. Let me have a look.
What is Steve's profession? ..........

(a) He's a salesman
(b) He's a television repair man
(c) He's a computer technician

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #120 "Conversations and Comprehension (2)", answer 7

Kevin: Hi. I'm hoping that you can help me with my computer. Your advertisement says that you're an experienced technician.
Steve: Sure, what's the problem?
Kevin: I think I have a virus my laptop is really slow these days and it spontaneously shuts down all the time.
Steve: Hmmm. Let me have a look.
What is Steve's profession? He's a computer technician.

Correct answer: (c) He's a computer technician
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''I have a virus my laptop"-without a preposition? Hmmm!
I am not sure of it.Can I say: "I have a virus in my laptop"?

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I have a virus my laptop. vs I have a virus in my laptop. #2 (permalink) Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:03 am   I have a virus my laptop. vs I have a virus in my laptop.
 

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There is a typographical error, but not a preposition; there are 2 sentences: " I think I have a virus. My laptop is really slow these days..." Our test writer will fix it. Thank you for bringing that to our notice.

''I have a virus my laptop"-- you can say this, though.
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