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expressionsn vs conditions #1 (permalink) Tue Feb 24, 2009 16:26 pm   expressionsn vs conditions
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #75 "At the End of the Day (4)", question 1

There are several ......... that describe the state of being asleep

(a) impressions
(b) expressions
(c) conditions
(d) digressions

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #75 "At the End of the Day (4)", answer 1

There are several expressions that describe the state of being asleep

Correct answer: (b) expressions

Your answer was: incorrect
There are several conditions that describe the state of being asleep
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why here conditions is wrong?

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expressionsn vs conditions #2 (permalink) Tue Feb 24, 2009 17:38 pm   expressionsn vs conditions
 

Hi Zibb,

In the sentence we are talking about words used to describe 'being' asleep and not the situation of being asleep or how people sleep.

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