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Why are you crying? #1 (permalink) Wed Feb 24, 2010 18:59 pm   Why are you crying?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #174 "Where, Why, What, When and How (1)", question 2

Man: ......... are you crying?
Woman: I'm sad. I got fired today.

(a) When
(b) What
(c) Why
(d) How

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #174 "Where, Why, What, When and How (1)", answer 2

Man: Why are you crying?
Woman: I'm sad. I got fired today.

Correct answer: (c) Why
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Why are you crying? #2 (permalink) Wed Feb 24, 2010 20:01 pm   Why are you crying?
 

Yes, the answer is "why" because the man wants to know the reason (cause) behind the behavior/action.
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Why are you crying? #3 (permalink) Thu Apr 29, 2010 13:27 pm   Why are you crying?
 

Hello! :-)

got fired - What does that mean? I think that his property (house) was burnt, but I`m not sure!

Thank you :-)

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Why are you crying? #4 (permalink) Thu Apr 29, 2010 16:19 pm   Why are you crying?
 

Hi Dina,
"Got fired" means to be let go from your job due to bad performance, attitude etc. It means that you lost your job because of something you did or didn't do in a suitable manner.
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Why are you crying? #5 (permalink) Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:29 am   Why are you crying?
 

Hello, Linda :-)

Thank you!

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