Prospective vs. perspective

Test No. [color=blue]errors/advan-5 “At the Airport”, question 8

The purpose of having an open day at the airport when everybody was invited to look round and see the way it was run was to encourage perspective clients.

(a) purpose
(b) look round
© run
(d) perspective

Test No. [color=blue]errors/advan-5 “At the Airport”, answer 8

The purpose of having an open day at the airport when everybody was invited to look round and see the way it was run was to encourage prospective clients.

Correct entry: prospective
The error was: (d) perspective

Hi Alan,
Can you explain the meaning of this sentence please?
I can’t understand the underlined part actually. :?:

The purpose of having an open day at the airport when everybody was invited to look round and see the way it was run was to encourage prospective clients.

Hi,

This means the way in which it was organized/managed.

Alan

Thank you Alan
I know the meaning of run but I couldn’t understand the sentence but after reading it carefully I get it thanks.

Hello Angel! I am glad to hear that you got the sentence!!!
Terminator :evil:

Hi Terminator,
I’m glad to hear that you are glad to hear that I got the sentence!!! :?:

Hi Terminator,

Again I’m glad that you are glad… but It has been a long time since I got the sentence, Can we forget it now? :?

Hi Angel! I have forgetten it!
Good luck!
Terminator :evil:

Hi Terminator,
Thank you… good luck to you too…

The whole point of the exercise is to distinguish between perspective meaning way of looking at something and the adjective prospective meaning likely/soon to become.

Alan