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The thought did cross my mind?



 
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The thought did cross my mind? #1 (permalink) Fri Aug 06, 2010 13:56 pm   The thought did cross my mind?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #452 "English Slang Idioms (191)", question 7

"I think he is still drinking. Last time I saw him, he was unsteady and slurred his words." Kim said to Ronda. She replied "I must admit that thought did cross my .......... I noticed the same things too, but on a different occasion."

(a) heart
(b) path
(c) awareness
(d) mind

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #452 "English Slang Idioms (191)", answer 7

"I think he is still drinking. Last time I saw him, he was unsteady and slurred his words." Kim said to Ronda. She replied "I must admit that thought did cross my mind. I noticed the same things too, but on a different occasion."

Correct answer: (d) mind
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i did cross my mind?
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The thought did cross my mind? #2 (permalink) Sat Aug 07, 2010 15:26 pm   The thought did cross my mind?
 

'Did' as here is a use of the 'emphatic "do" '. It is not common, but here is another example:

A: You didn't tell me you were married!
B: Yes, I did tell you– you just weren't paying attention!
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