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simple vs plain #1 (permalink) Sat Jul 11, 2009 8:07 am   simple vs plain
 

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #127 "Ways of commenting", question 4

She's pleasant enough but not very pretty. In fact I'd say she was rather ..........

(a) plain
(b) straight
(c) simple
(d) casual

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #127 "Ways of commenting", answer 4

She's pleasant enough but not very pretty. In fact I'd say she was rather plain.

Correct answer: (a) plain
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simple vs plain #2 (permalink) Sat Jul 11, 2009 10:36 am   simple vs plain
 

Hi,

You need 'plain' suggesting ordinary looking.

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