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"for dinner" vs. "in dinner"



 
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"for dinner" vs. "in dinner" #1 (permalink) Fri Jun 30, 2006 4:15 am   "for dinner" vs. "in dinner"
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #104 "Conjunctions: and, but, or & so", question 5

I wanted to eat sushi for dinner ......... I went to a Japanese restaurant.

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

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #104 "Conjunctions: and, but, or & so", answer 5

I wanted to eat sushi for dinner so I went to a Japanese restaurant.

Correct answer: (b) so
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why do you used "for dinner" ?
Why do not "in dinner" ?

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"for dinner" vs. "in dinner" #2 (permalink) Fri Jun 30, 2006 12:32 pm   "for dinner" vs. "in dinner"
 

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That's the way English is. Sorry, there is no better explanation: we eat food for dinner. For here means on the occasion of.
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