Expression: to find common ground

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #198 [color=blue]“Trade Multilateralism”, question 2

Victor K. Fung gives his point of view as a businessman on what is at stake and why WTO negotiators have an interest in finding common .

(a) ground
(b) law
© sense
(d) wealth

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #198 [color=blue]“Trade Multilateralism”, answer 2

Victor K. Fung gives his point of view as a businessman on what is at stake and why WTO negotiators have an interest in finding common ground.

Correct answer: (a) ground

Your answer was: [color=red]incorrect
Victor K. Fung gives his point of view as a businessman on what is at stake and why WTO negotiators have an interest in finding common wealth.
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Hello,
“Ground " is an active word. mmm, here I choose 'wealth” rather than"gound", wrongly, why?

Thanks

Hi FangFang

Common ground means mutual understanding. So, they have an interest in finding mutual understanding. :smiley:

Thanks,Pamela :smiley: I thought it might mean some common benefits :stuck_out_tongue: