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literally vs accurately #1 (permalink) Sat Mar 14, 2009 6:22 am   literally vs accurately
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #179 "Entrepreneurship", question 4

The French word "entrepreneur", ......... translated, means simply "undertaker".

(a) accurately
(b) actually
(c) fully
(d) literally

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #179 "Entrepreneurship", answer 4

The French word "entrepreneur", literally translated, means simply "undertaker".

Correct answer: (d) literally
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Why not accurately?

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literally vs accurately #2 (permalink) Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:34 am   literally vs accurately
 

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No; the word 'simply' in the predicate indicates that the word 'undertaker' is a literal translation.
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