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Why is pleased not please? #1 (permalink) Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:46 am   Why is pleased not please?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #109 "Postcard: Winner", question 1

I am ......... to tell you are very lucky.

(a) pleased
(b) please
(c) pleasing

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #109 "Postcard: Winner", answer 1

I am pleased to tell you are very lucky.

Correct answer: (a) pleased

Your answer was: incorrect
I am please to tell you are very lucky.
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Why is pleased not please? #2 (permalink) Fri Jun 26, 2009 9:17 am   Why is pleased not please?
 

Hi,

'Pleased' in the test sentence means 'happy'. 'Please' is used either as a verb or it can be used as a polite request.

I am pleased to tell you ... = It pleases me to tell you ...

Can you help me please? = I am asking you politely to help me.

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Why is pleased not please? #3 (permalink) Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:11 am   Why is pleased not please?
 

Why don't pleasing, because it's a present continuous 'I am.........?

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Why is pleased not please? #4 (permalink) Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:19 am   Why is pleased not please?
 

I think that this sentence in the simple present .

the subject is I.
The verb (the main verb) is : am.
the object is the adjective is : please .
to tell........(it is the complete)

We cannot but ing because the sentence in the simple present.

I am sad
I am hungry
I am happy to learn.
I am please to tell you are very luky.
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Why is pleased not please? #5 (permalink) Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:24 am   Why is pleased not please?
 

Thank you Honey.
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Why is pleased not please? #6 (permalink) Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:36 am   Why is pleased not please?
 

Good morning Honey and Rosario.
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Why is pleased not please? #7 (permalink) Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:39 am   Why is pleased not please?
 

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Why is pleased not please? #8 (permalink) Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:48 am   Why is pleased not please?
 

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Why is pleased not please? #9 (permalink) Sat Jul 25, 2009 12:21 pm   Why is pleased not please?
 

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