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jasonlulu



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2005 1:23 am    Post subject: a question Reply with quote

The following is a question which i met with during my study.

It is a dialogue:

W:You wouldn't be interested in working this summer to make some extra money, would you?
M: Not much i wouldn't.

What does the man mean?
A. He is interested in working this summer.
B. He doesn't need much money.
C. He'll work even though he doesn't want to.

i cannot figure which one to choose. i think none of them is acceptable according to the dialogue. Am i right? If not, what does "not much i wouldn't" mean?
Thanks

Jason
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dabro



Joined: 10 Oct 2005
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Location: California, USA

PostPosted: Fri Oct 28, 2005 5:35 am    Post subject: Re: a question Reply with quote

jasonlulu wrote:
The following is a question which i met with during my study.

It is a dialogue:

W:You wouldn't be interested in working this summer to make some extra money, would you?
M: Not much i wouldn't.

What does the man mean?
A. He is interested in working this summer.
B. He doesn't need much money.
C. He'll work even though he doesn't want to.

i cannot figure which one to choose. i think none of them is acceptable according to the dialogue. Am i right? If not, what does "not much i wouldn't" mean?
Thanks

Jason


"Not much I wouldn't" means A, "Yes, I would be interested in working this summer.""
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