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Dear teachers,

1. This meat is beautifully ___ - what recipe did you use?
A. gentle B tender C. mild D. soft

2. There are far too many people sleeping ___ on the streets of London and other big british cities.
A. rough B. wild C. hard D. fierce.

3. This area of town is beginning to look very ____ and impoverished.
A. broken-down B. put-down C. run-down D. marked-down.

4. Local residents ____ objected to the plans to build a supermarket where there is currently a beautiful park.
A.roundly B. harshly C. strenuously D. severely

5. Sophie has always thought the ___ of her uncle and so she is looking forward enormously to his visit.
A. earth B. heights C. world D. top.

6. I really have no idea how the mistake ____ in the first place.
A. came round B. came through. C. came about D. came off.

My answers are marked in blue color. If my answers are wrong please do tell me why and give me little explanation for the wrong answers please...


A ton of thanks in advance,

Shravan.
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Only your #5 is correct; all the others are wrong. Start by googling each collocation (for example: gentle meat, tender meat, mild meat, soft meat) and discover which phrase is most common,
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I'm not a teacher, but I hope you find this helpful:

1. 'B' tender food is easy to cut and eat, especially because it has been well cooked.

2. 'A' sleep rough means to sleep outdoors in uncomfortable conditions, especially because you have no money.

4. 'C' strenuous = active and determined

Local residents ________ objected to the plans to build a supermarket where there is currently a beautiful park.

roundly
harshly
strenuously
severely

anonymousLocal residents ________ objected to the plans to build a supermarket where there is currently a beautiful park. roundly harshly strenuously severely

First, which do you choose, anonymous?

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Local residents _____strenuoisly___ objected to the plans to build a supermarket where there is currently a beautiful park.
Thanks for the test.it helped me to find out the answers

Strenuously

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