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"The categories of business expenses for which employees are supposed to be reimbursed are ___ to be discussed with the CEO
(1) yet (2) beyond (3) rarely (4) permanently
The correct answer is "(1) yet". I also think it is the best answer. By the way, can't I put rarely there?
"Business expenses are rarely to be discussed with the CEO"
Is this sentence perfectly wrong in grammar?
I think the best answer is (1) yet in the context but for "rarely" I can put there. Am I wrong?
On the other hand,
"Business expenses are rarely to be discussed with the CEO" = "Business expenses are seldom to be discussed with the CEO" (Correct?)
Thank you for your answers in advance.
Son JamesBy the way, can't I put "rarely" there?No, the sentence would not make much sense. Yet does not mean rarely. The sentence is supposed to mean that the discussion has not taken place but is expected to in the future.
In the right context, you could say Business expenses are [rarely / seldom] discussed with the CEO. Rarely and seldom are synonyms.
(4000 posts already? )
I don't agree with Aspara Gus that the sentence is clearly supposed to mean that the discussion has not taken place but is expected to in the future, although it is implied. If the author wanted "rarely" to be the right answer, I believe the sentence would have been written differently.
Psychoword"Rarely" could be used in this caseThe categories of business expenses for which employees are supposed to be reimbursed are rarely to be discussed with the CEO.
This does not sound like good English to me.
If "rarely" was the correct answer, the sentence should have read:
The categories of business expenses for which employees are supposed to be reimbursed are ______ discussed with the CEO.
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