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meaning of zippers #1 (permalink) Fri May 08, 2009 17:10 pm   meaning of zippers
 

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ESL/EFL Test #122 "Real Life: Grocery Stores (2)", question 6

In the produce section of a grocery store, people can use ......... to weigh the food they want to buy because a lot of produce items are priced per pound or per kilogram.

(a) cartons
(b) scales
(c) zippers
(d) freezers

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #122 "Real Life: Grocery Stores (2)", answer 6

In the produce section of a grocery store, people can use scales to weigh the food they want to buy because a lot of produce items are priced per pound or per kilogram.

Correct answer: (b) scales
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meaning of zippers #2 (permalink) Fri May 08, 2009 19:07 pm   meaning of zippers
 

I think you mean zips.

Zips are used on many items as a means of closing or securing them.

Suitcases.
Purses.
Trousers.
Skirts.
Sports bags.
Tents.
Anoraks.
Shoes.

Hundreds of things.
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meaning of zippers #3 (permalink) Fri May 08, 2009 20:43 pm   meaning of zippers
 

it stands for a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
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