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millionaire vs. accountant #1 (permalink) Sat Jan 24, 2009 20:40 pm   millionaire vs. accountant
 

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #141 "Expressions and phrases about money", question 7

As my uncle's a(n) ........., he helps me manage my finances.

(a) actuary
(b) underwriter
(c) accountant
(d) millionaire

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #141 "Expressions and phrases about money", answer 7

As my uncle's a(n) accountant, he helps me manage my finances.

Correct answer: (c) accountant

Your answer was: incorrect
As my uncle's a(n) millionaire, he helps me manage my finances.
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I answered "millionaire". A millionaire uncle can help his financial difficulties.
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millionaire vs. accountant #2 (permalink) Sun Jan 25, 2009 2:41 am   millionaire vs. accountant
 

This sentence talks about a person's finances not about their financial difficulties'. A person who can manage another person's finances is called an accountant not a millionaire.

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millionaire vs. accountant #3 (permalink) Sun Jan 25, 2009 13:14 pm   millionaire vs. accountant
 

Yes. I got it. Thank you.
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