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# A controversial figure throughout most of his public life,

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A controversial figure throughout most of his public life, the Black leader Marcus Garvey advocated that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom.
(A) that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom
(B) that some Blacks return to the African land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him
(C) that some Blacks return to Africa which was the land which symbolized the possibility of freedom to him
(D) some Blackâ€™s returning to Africa which was the land that to him symbolized the possibility of freedom
(E) some Blackâ€™s return to the land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him, Africa

from SC1000 , why not C but A ?
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06 Feb 2006, 23:04
The ever popular 'which' vs. 'that' question

In (C), it incorrecly uses 'which' to introduce a subordinate clause that is the heart and soul of the sentence.

(A) corrects this problem by using 'that' to modify 'land'
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06 Feb 2006, 23:31
TeHCM wrote:
The ever popular 'which' vs. 'that' question

In (C), it incorrecly uses 'which' to introduce a subordinate clause that is the heart and soul of the sentence.

(A) corrects this problem by using 'that' to modify 'land'

thnks again TeHCM ,
so there is "which" and "that"
"as" and "like"
what are the others like this?
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06 Feb 2006, 23:33
razrulz wrote:
TeHCM wrote:
The ever popular 'which' vs. 'that' question

In (C), it incorrecly uses 'which' to introduce a subordinate clause that is the heart and soul of the sentence.

(A) corrects this problem by using 'that' to modify 'land'

thnks again TeHCM ,
so there is "which" and "that"
"as" and "like"
what are the others like this?

I think these two are the most common ones...or the ones I can remember right now
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06 Feb 2006, 23:34
TeHCM wrote:
razrulz wrote:
TeHCM wrote:
The ever popular 'which' vs. 'that' question

In (C), it incorrecly uses 'which' to introduce a subordinate clause that is the heart and soul of the sentence.

(A) corrects this problem by using 'that' to modify 'land'

thnks again TeHCM ,
so there is "which" and "that"
"as" and "like"
what are the others like this?

I think these two are the most common ones...or the ones I can remember right now

hogey do post when u remember... thnks again buddy
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06 Feb 2006, 23:34
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