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how use latest? #1 (permalink) Sun Jun 20, 2010 0:00 am   how use latest?
 

hi
This television gives you the latest news.

Correct answer: (b) latest

Your answer was: incorrect
your sentence:
This television gives you the last news
why not use ( last)?
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how use latest? #2 (permalink) Sun Jun 20, 2010 0:03 am   how use latest?
 

Because (hopefully!) it will not be the final news ever!
It is the latest news, but there will be more sme time in the future, so it is not last.
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how use latest? #3 (permalink) Sun Jun 20, 2010 9:31 am   how use latest?
 

Hi Abrar,

There is a difference between 'last' and latest' 'Last' indicates something that has passed/happened as in: Last night last year last letter as in:

Last night I read your last letter that you sent me last year.

'Latest' suggests most recent or up to date as in: Last night I read your last letter that you sent last year and I am looking forward to hearing your latest new.

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how use latest? #4 (permalink) Sun Jun 20, 2010 17:16 pm   how use latest?
 

thank you for explanation clear
I am understand now
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