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Meaning of "close for" #1 (permalink) Fri Jun 30, 2006 4:09 am   Meaning of "close for"
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #104 "Conjunctions: and, but, or & so", question 6

I wanted to eat fish for lunch ......... the fish and chip shop had closed for the day.

(a) or
(b) but
(c) so

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #104 "Conjunctions: and, but, or & so", answer 6

I wanted to eat fish for lunch but the fish and chip shop had closed for the day.

Correct answer: (b) but
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What is the mean of "closed for". Can you explain me the meanings of "close" with some prepositions after it

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Meaning of "close for" #2 (permalink) Sat Jul 01, 2006 1:41 am   Meaning of "close for"
 

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The for is not part of the verb close. For the day means during the remainder of the day or for the entire day. The prepositional phrase expresses duration:

I went to Santa Monica for the weekend.
I worked for ten hours yesterday
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