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Why not 'bear', 'stand' or 'bear'



 
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Why not 'bear', 'stand' or 'bear' #1 (permalink) Mon May 22, 2006 15:01 pm   Why not 'bear', 'stand' or 'bear'
 

English Grammar Error, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #16 "Sleep well (2)", question 2

One afternoon after she had come back from lunch, she could not restrain it any longer.

(a) after
(b) back
(c) restrain

English Grammar Error, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #16 "Sleep well (2)", answer 2

One afternoon after she had come back from lunch, she could not resist it any longer.

Correct entry: resist
The error was: (c) restrain

You have found the error but your entry is incorrect.
One afternoon after she had come back from lunch, she could not bear it any longer.
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Dear Sir

why not "bear", "stand" or "bear" here?
I think they make sense, too.

thanks a lot in advance

Christina's son
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Why not 'bear', 'stand' or 'bear' #2 (permalink) Tue May 23, 2006 6:17 am   Why not 'bear', 'stand' or 'bear'
 

Hi Christina's son

I think "bear" or "stand" would also be OK in the sentence.

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