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Message de rosminet posté le 2004-05-22 22:04:36 (S | E | F | I)
Choose the correct word for each sentence.

1. She works for an (advertisement / advertising) agency.
2. How will the increase in interest rates (affect / effect) your sales ?
3. My bank manager has agreed to (borrow / lend) me another $2,000.
4. We've had to (cancel / postpone) the meeting until next Monday.
5. These machines are (controlled / inspected) at least once a day.
6. My plane was (delayed / postponed) by an hour due to computer failure.
7. Before coming here, I studied (economics / economy) at university.
8. I am (interested / interesting) in their new camera.
9. She applied for a (job / work) as a personnel officer.
10. Some employees have a long (journey / travel) to work every day.
11. The cost of (life/living) has gone up again.
12. Please send precise (measurements / mesures) when ordering.
13. We expect prices to (raise / rise) by at least five per cent.
14. We only exchange goods if you produce a (receipt / recipe).
15. I must (remember / remind) the boss about that meeting this afternoon.
16. Can you (say / tell) the difference between these two products ?
17. The company is extremely (sensible / sensitive) to any criticism.
18. There's some more paper in the (stationary / stationery) cupboard.

Good luck !


Réponse: re de rosminet, postée le 2004-05-24 10:15:43 (S | E)
Personne n'est intéressé pour se lancer !!!


Réponse: Bon allé je me lance... de choubidouou, postée le 2004-05-24 14:26:39 (S | E)
Alors, évidemment, ce test est plein de pièges, mais je me lance quand même quitte à être ridicule!!!
1- advertising ==> right
2- affect ==> right
3- lend ==> right
4- postpone ==> right
5- inspected ==> right
6- delayed ==> right
7- economics ==> right
8- interested ==> right
9- job ==> right
10- journey ==> right
11- living ==> right
12- measurements (j'aurais bien mis "measures" mais le mot proposé était "mesures" et ce mot là n'existe pas en anglais, si ???!!!) ==> right
13- rise ==> right
14- receipt ==> right
15- remind ==> right
16- say ==> WRONG
17- sensitive ==> right
18- stationery ==> right

Je suis impatiente de découvrir les réponses soit sur ce forum soit par message privé...

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Edité par rosminet le 12-06-2004 15:06
CONGRATULATIONS !!!!


Réponse: re de rosminet, postée le 2004-05-24 14:33:03 (S | E)
12. Please send precise (measurements / meAsures) when ordering.

Erreur de frappe. Sorry !


Réponse: re de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-08 10:44:14 (S | E)
Les réponses seront là en fin de semaine !

Si vous voulez progresser, Just do it !!!


Réponse: re de diana25, postée le 2004-06-08 12:01:43 (S | E)
je veux bien me lancer mais ça risque d'etre une catastrophe!Mais bon j'y vais:
1.she works for an ADVERTISSEMENT agency. ==> WRONG
2.How will the increase in interest rates EFFECT your sales? ==> WRONG
3.My bank manager has agreed to LEND me another $ 2,000. ==> RIGHT
4.We've had to CANCEL the meeting until next monday. ==> WRONG
5.These machines are INSPECTED at least once a day. ==> RIGHT
6.my plane was POSTPONED by an hour due to computer failure. ==> WRONG
7.Before coming here, I studied ECONOMY at university. ==> WRONG
8.I'm INTERESTED in their new camera. ==> RIGHT
9.She applied for a JOB as a personnel officer. ==> RIGHT
10.Some employees have a long TRAVEL to work every day. ==> WRONG
11.The cost if LIFE has gone up again. ==> WRONG
12.Please send precise MEASUREMENTS when ordering. ==> RIGHT
13.We expect prices to RISE by at least five per cent. ==> RIGHT
14.We only exchange goods if you produce a RECEIPT. ==> RIGHT
15.I must REMEMBER the boss about that meeting this afternoon. ==> WRONG
16.Can you TELL the difference between these two products? ==> RIGHT
17.The company is extremely SENSIBLE to any criticism. ==> WRONG
18.There's some more paper in the STATIONERY cupboard. ==> RIGHT

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Edité par rosminet le 12-06-2004 15:06


Réponse: re de zakros, postée le 2004-06-08 12:14:41 (S | E)
allé sans convictions...

1. adversing
2. affect
3. lend
4. postpone
5. inspected
6. delayed
7. economics
8. interested
9. job
10. journey
11. life
12. measures
13. raise
14. recept
15. remember
16. say
17. sensitive
18. (je comprends pas la phrase)au hazard: stationery

Zakros


Réponse: i'm trying! de ombaye, postée le 2004-06-08 13:13:00 (S | E)
1- advertising
2- affect
3- lend
4- postpone
5- controlled
6- delayed
7- economy
8- interesting
9- job
10- journey
11- life
12- mesures
13- raise
14- recipe
15- remember
16- tell
17- sensitive
18- stationary


Réponse: réponse de camelia de camelia2004, postée le 2004-06-08 13:47:47 (S | E)
Choose the correct word for each sentence.

1. She works for an advertisement agency.
2. How will the increase in interest rates affect your sales ?
3. My bank manager has agreed to lend me another $2,000.
4. We've had to cancel the meeting until next Monday.
5. These machines are controlled at least once a day.
6. My plane was delayed by an hour due to computer failure.
7. Before coming here, I studied economics at university.
8. I am iinterested in their new camera.
9. She applied for a job as a personnel officer.
10. Some employees have a long journey to work every day.
11. The cost of living has gone up again.
12. Please send precise mesures) when ordering.
13. We expect prices to rise by at least five per cent.
14. We only exchange goods if you produce a receipt
15. I must remind the boss about that meeting this afternoon.
16. Can you tell the difference between these two products ?
17. The company is extremely sensible to any criticism.
18. There's some more paper in the stationary stationery cupboard.

Good luck !


Réponse: re de flo-flo, postée le 2004-06-08 17:23:48 (S | E)
1 - advertising
2 - affect
3 - lend
4 - postpone
5 - inspect
6 - delayed
7 - economics
8 - interested
9 - job
10 - journey
11 - living
12 - measurements
13 - rise
14 - receipt
15 - remind
16 - tell
17 - sensitive
18 - stationery

Thank you for this test , Rosminet it's very interesting.I look forward to seeing from the result .
See you soon


Réponse: re de dolivera, postée le 2004-06-08 17:46:47 (S | E)
1- Advertising
2- Affect
3- Lend
4- Postpone
5- Controlled
6- Delayed
7- Economics
8- Interested
9- Job
10- Travel
11- Life
12- Measures
13- Raise
14- Receipt
15- Remind
16- Tell
17- Sensitive
18- Stationery

Merci Roseminet


Réponse: re de zit, postée le 2004-06-08 18:17:30 (S | E)
Bon ben j'essaye aussi, allez je me lance.

1. advertising
2. affect
3. lend
4. postpone
5. inspected
6. delayed
7. economics
8. interested
9. job
10. journey
11. living
12. measures
13. raise
14. receipt
15. remind
16. say
17. sensitive
18. stationery

A y est, fini !!


Réponse: re de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-09 10:15:45 (S | E)
Correction des copies prévue pour Dimanche soir !

Ce n'est pas un concours ! L'objectif n'est pas forcément de "trouver" toutes les bonnes réponses, mais de PROGRESSER et d'apprendre, peut-être des nouveaux mots !


Réponse: advertisement / advertising de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 09:18:21 (S | E)
She works for an advertising agency.

advertisement (noun)
1 (for company, product etc) publicité (for pour); (for event, concert) publicité (for pour)
2 (to sell house, car, appliance etc) annonce f; (in small ads) petite annonce f;
3 (also job advertisement) annonce f (for pour); (in small ads) petite annonce f (for pour);
4 publicité f; for the purposes of advertisement = à des fins publicitaires

advertising agency (noun) = agence de publicité


Réponse: Affect / Effect de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 09:24:05 (S | E)
How will the increase in interest rates affect your sales ?
(= How will it affect your sales ?)

To affect (transitive verb)
1 (influence) [law, decision, event, issue] concerner [person, group, region]; [problem, injustice, strike, cuts] toucher [person, group, region]; [factor, development] avoir une incidence sur [earnings, job, state of affairs]
2 (emotionally) [experience, image, music] émouvoir; [news, discovery, atmosphere] affecter;
3 medicine (afflict) atteindre [person]; toucher [heart, liver, faculty];
4 formal (feign) feindre [surprise, ignorance] (to do de faire); prendre [accent];
5 formal (like) affectionner.

effect (noun)
1 (net result) effet m (of de; on sur)
2 (repercussions) répercussions fpl (of de; on sur);
3 (power, efficacy) efficacité f
4 (theme) the effect of what he is saying is that = il veut dire par là que
5 (impression) effet m
6 sciences effet m; the Doppler/placebo effect l'effet Doppler/placebo.


Réponse: borrow / lend de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 09:28:46 (S | E)
My bank manager has agreed to lend me another $2,000.

to borrow
I transitive verb : emprunter [object, money, idea, word] (from à).
II intransitive verb : faire un emprunt (from à); to borrow against = emprunter en fonction de [income].

to lend
I transitive verb (pp, prét lent)
1 (loan) prêter [object, money]
2 (add, provide) conférer [quality, character, credibility] (to à); prêter [support]

II intransitive verb (pp, prét lent) : prêter, accorder un prêt (to à)

III reflexive verb (pp, prét lent) : se prêter (to à) (her novels do not lend themselves to being filmed = ses romans ne se prêtent pas à une adaptation pour le cinéma)


Réponse: cancel / Postpone / delay de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 09:41:38 (S | E)
We've had to postpone the meeting until next Monday.
My plane was delayed by an hour due to computer failure.

to postpone = reporter, remettre (until à; for de)

to cancel (p prés etc -ll-, -l- US)
I transitive verb
1 (call off) annuler [event, order, booking, train, flight];
2 résilier [contract, policy]; annuler [loan, debt, invoice]; mettre une opposition à [cheque,credit card];
3 révoquer [decree, will];
5 oblitérer [stamp].
II intransitive verb
(from meal, function, meeting) se décommander; (after booking) annuler;

to delay
I transitive verb s'attarder; don't delay! fais vite!
1 différer [decision, publication, departure] (until, to jusqu'à)
2 retarder [train, arrival, post, change, process]; ralentir [traffic]
II intransitive verb : s'attarder

delayed past participle adjective
[flight, train] qui a été retardé
[passenger] en retard


Réponse: controlled / inspected de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 09:56:01 (S | E)
These machines are inspected at least once a day.

controlled
I adjective [explosion, landing, skid] contrôlé; [person, expression] impassible; [voice] calme; [economy] dirigé; [performance] maîtrisé
II -controlled (dans composés) Conservative/Labour-controlled dominé par les Conservateurs/les Travaillistes; computer-controlled commandé par ordinateur.

to inspect
1 examiner [qch] de près [document, picture, product]; contrôler, vérifier [accounts, books]; inspecter [school,teacher, factory, weapons-site, machinery, pitch, wiring]; contrôler [passport]; contrôler, visiter [luggage]
2 GB transport contrôler [ticket];
3 military (routinely) inspecter; (at ceremony) passer en revue.


Réponse: economics / economy de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 09:59:37 (S | E)
Before coming here, I studied economics at university.

economics
I noun
1 (science) économie f; an expert on economics un/une spécialiste en économie;
2 school, university (subject of study) sciences économiques; to study economics = étudier les sciences économiques;
3 (financial aspects) aspects mpl économiques (of de).
II [degree, textbook, faculty] de sciences économiques; [editor, expert, correspondent] en économie.

economy
(all contexts) économie f; to make economies = faire des économies


Réponse: interested / interesting de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 10:07:11 (S | E)
I am interested in their new camera.
(their new camera is interesting)

interested = intéressé(e)

interesting = intéressant

Autre exemple :
I am frightened to speak to him.
Speaking to him is frightening.


Réponse: re de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 10:27:00 (S | E)
She applied for a job as a personnel officer.

job (noun)
1 (employment) emploi m; (post) poste m
2 (rôle) fonction f
3 (duty) travail m; her main job is to… = son travail principal consiste à…
4 (task) travail m, boulot m
5 (assignment) (of company) projet m; (of individual) tâche f
6 (result of work to do) a good/poor/lovely job = du bon/du mauvais/de l'excellent travail
7 (difficult activity) a real job, quite a job = toute une affaire
8 (crime, theft) coup m; to do ou pull off a job = faire un coup

work (noun)
1 (physical or mental activity) travail m (on sur); to be at work on sth = être en train de travailler à qch
2 (occupation) travail m; to be in work = avoir du travail or un emploi
3 (place of employment) (office) bureau m; (factory) usine
4 (building, construction) travaux (on sur)
5 (papers) to take one's work home = emporter du travail chez soi
6 (achievement, product) (essay, report) travail m; (artwork, novel, sculpture) œuvre f (by de); (study) ouvrage m (by de;on sur)
8 (research) recherches fpl (on sur); there is still a lot of work to be done on the virus = il y a encore beaucoup de recherches à faire sur le virus;
9 (effect) to go to work [drug, detergent] agir; the weedkiller has done its work = l'herbicide a été efficace.


Réponse: journey / travel de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 12:35:38 (S | E)
Some employees have a long journey to work every day.

journey
1 (trip) (long) voyage m; (short or habitual) trajet m; metro/bus journey = trajet en métro/bus
2 (distance covered) trajet m;
3 (time taken) it's a two-hour journey to Lille = il faut deux heures pour aller à Lille;
4 (spiritual) voyage m.

travel
general, Tourism voyages mpl; (one specific trip) voyage


Réponse: re de mjanna, postée le 2004-06-12 13:05:23 (S | E)
1)advertising
2)affect
3)lend
4)postpone
5)inspected
6)delayed
7)economy
8)interested
9)job
10)journey
11)living
12)meAsures
13)rise
14)receipt
15)remind
16)say
17)sensitive
18)stationary


Réponse: life / living de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 15:36:06 (S | E)
The cost of living has gone up again.

life
1 (as opposed to death) vie
2 (period from birth to death) vie
3 (animation, vigour) vie f, vitalité f
4 (social activity, lifestyle) vie f
5 (as general concept) vie f; life in general = la vie en général
6 (living things) vie f; origins of life = origines de la vie
7 (human being(s)) without loss of life = sans perte de vies humaines
8 (useful duration) durée f

living
1 (livelihood) vie f; to earn ou make a living = gagner sa vie; to earn ou make an honest/a meagre living = gagner sa vie honnêtement/avec difficulté; to work for a living = travailler pour gagner sa vie; what do you do for a living? = qu'est-ce que vous faites dans la vie?
2 (lifestyle) vie f; easy/loose living = une vie facile/de débauche; high living = la grande vie; fast living = une vie de bâton de chaise


Réponse: measurements / measures de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 15:39:59 (S | E)
Please send precise measurements when ordering.

measurement
1 (of room, piece of furniture) dimension f; to take the measurements of = prendre les dimensions de;
2 to take sb's measurements = prendre les mensurations de qn; waist/chest measurement = tour de taille/de poitrine; leg/arm measurement = longueur de jambe/de bras.

measure
1 unité de mesure
2 (standard amount, container) mesure f; a double measure of vodka = une double mesure de vodka
3 instrument de mesure


Réponse: raise / rise de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 15:44:19 (S | E)
We expect prices to rise by at least five per cent.


Réponse: receipt / recipe de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 15:45:15 (S | E)
We only exchange goods if you produce a receipt.

receipt
1 commerce (in writing) reçu m, récépissé m (for pour); (from till) ticket m de caisse; (for rent) quittance f;
2 postal services (on sending) reçu m; (on delivery) accusé m de réception (for pour);
3 administration, commerce (of goods, letters) réception

recipe
1 culinary recette f (for de);
2 figurative it's a recipe for disaster/confusion = ça mène tout droit à la catastrophe/confusion
a recipe for business success ou for succeeding in business = une recette pour réussir dans les affaires.



Réponse: remember / remind de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 15:46:09 (S | E)
I must remind the boss about that meeting this afternoon.

remember
1 (recall) se souvenir de, se rappeler [fact, name, place, event]; se souvenir de [person]
2 (not forget) to remember to do = penser à faire, ne pas oublier de faire
3 (give money to) he always remembers me on my birthday = il n'oublie jamais mon anniversaire
4 (commemorate) commémorer [battle, war dead];
5 (convey greetings from) to remember sb to sb = rappeler qn au bon souvenir de qn
6 se souvenir
to remember oneself = se reprendre.

remind = rappeler; to remind sb of sth = rappeler qch à qn; to remind sb to do = rappeler à qn de faire
to remind oneself = se dire (that que).


Réponse: tell / say de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 15:46:50 (S | E)
Can you tell the difference between these two products ?


Réponse: sensible / sensitive de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 15:47:41 (S | E)
The company is extremely sensitive to any criticism.

sensible
1 (showing common sense) [person, idea, attitude, remark] raisonnable, sensé; [policy, solution, reform, investment] judicieux/-ieuse; [diet] intelligent
2 (practical) [shoes, coat, underwear] pratique;
3 (perceptible) sensible;
4 literary (aware) sensible of sth conscient de qch, sensible à qch.

sensitive
1 (easily affected) [skin, instrument, nerve, plant, area] sensible (to à);
2 figurative (easily hurt) [person, character] sensible, susceptible (to à);
3 (aware, intelligent) [person, treatment, approach] sensible; [portrayal, work of art, artist] sensible, fin;
4 (delicate) [situation] délicat; [discussions, issue, job] difficile;
5 (confidential) [information, material] confidentiel/-ielle.



Réponse: stationary / stationery de rosminet, postée le 2004-06-12 15:49:42 (S | E)
There's some more paper in the stationery cupboard.

stationary
1 general [queue, vehicule] à l'arrêt; [traffic] bloqué; [prices] stable;
2 meteorology [front] stationnaire.

stationery
1 (writing materials) papeterie f; (for office) fournitures fpl (de bureau);
2 (writing paper) papier m à lettres.


Réponse: re de zakros, postée le 2004-06-12 16:46:30 (S | E)
Rosminet:
" Can you tell the difference between these two products ? "

Pourquoi c'est tell et pas say? On m'avait dis que tell etait toujours suivi d'un complément indirect.

Il y a t'il une autre règle?


Zakros


Réponse: re de zakros, postée le 2004-06-12 16:54:40 (S | E)
tell / say réponse de rosminet

"Can you tell the difference between these two products ?"


Pourquoi c'est tell et pas say? On m'avait dis que tell devait toujours être suivi d'un complément indirect.

Il y a une autre règle?


Réponse: re TO ROSMINET de flo-flo, postée le 2004-06-12 17:06:39 (S | E)
Err ceux qui ont tout bon ils ont gagné un petit quelque chose ?


Réponse: re de diana25, postée le 2004-06-12 17:08:47 (S | E)
un grand merci rosminet pour cet exercice et sa correction!


Réponse: re de zakros, postée le 2004-06-12 17:33:09 (S | E)
Oups désolé pour le double post j'ai pas fait exprés :s:s:s

Zakros




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