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Incorrect usage of washer dryer

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Incorrect usage of washer dryer

In the passage, " ... and Lisa fills the washer dryer.", you should say that Lisa fills the dryer.  A washer-dryer is usually a stackable set of machines with the washer on bottom and the dryer on top, although it can also be one integrated machine.  In this exercise, Lisa is clearly loading the dryer.  We would only say that she is loading the washer dryer if she is loading both machines.

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Frank, 

Thank you for pointing this out, I have changed the English to 'tumble dryer' which is correct in England for 'sèche-linge'.

A washer-dryer is a machine that performs both functions but here we are talking clearly about two separate machines.

Bonne Continuation !

Incorrect usage of washer dryer

In the passage, " ... and Lisa fills the washer dryer.", you should say that Lisa fills the dryer.  A washer-dryer is usually a stackable set of machines with the washer on bottom and the dryer on top, although it can also be one integrated machine.  In this exercise, Lisa is clearly loading the dryer.  We would only say that she is loading the washer dryer if she is loading both machines.

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