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    The gerund and the preposition. I'm not that learned I'm afraid! I'd never heard of any of the options in question 8, although I should have figured out 6 by elimination.
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    The darn gerund!

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    I've been re-reading the Hilary question and definitely dispute it. The sentence could finish at the word "doesn't" and still make sense, there doesn't need to be a second brother.

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    I'm on my phone and can't find the test

    The link takes me to a headline but no test. Will try again when I'm on my computer...

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    Quote Originally Posted by lambjam View Post
    7/10... But I dispute the Hilary question. I get what they're saying but I think Hilary could be female and the sentence could still read correctly
    WHAT! I expected you to get 10. You have let us down Lambjam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girl X View Post
    I'm on my phone and can't find the test

    The link takes me to a headline but no test. Will try again when I'm on my computer...
    Click on the "Desktop site" link or some such.

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    Quote Originally Posted by αληθη View Post
    WHAT! I expected you to get 10. You have let us down Lambjam.
    Off to study gerunds to do you proud

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    6/10! I agree with disputing the Hilary question. I do not agree with it at all.

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    9. The Hilary question got me too.

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