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13. After the Civil War, contemporaries of Harriet Tubman’s maintained that she has all of the qualities of a greater leader: coolness in the face of danger, an excellent sense of strategy, and an ability to plan in minute detail.

(A) Tubman’s maintained that she has
(B) Tubman’s maintained that she had
(C) Tubman’s have maintained that she had
(D) Tubman maintained that she had
(E) Tubman had maintained that she has
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Re: contemporaries of Harriet [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2012, 00:22
D.

Eliminate A, B, and C because Tubman doesn't need the 's

Eliminate E because (apart from being awkward) "had maintained" is inconsistent with "has"; her contemporaries still maintained the awesome qualities that she had at the time, and presumably never changed their minds. Plus, they're all dead.

Ok, that's how I thought it out.
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13. After the Civil War, contemporaries of Harriet Tubman’s maintained that she has all of the qualities of a greater leader: coolness in the face of danger, an excellent sense of strategy, and an ability to plan in minute detail.

(A) Tubman’s maintained that she has
(B) Tubman’s maintained that she had
(C) Tubman’s have maintained that she had
(D) Tubman maintained that she had
(E) Tubman had maintained that she has


Correct Ans D.
Straightaway eliminate A,B & C.
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Re: contemporaries of Harriet [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2012, 02:21
+1 D

A,B,C get eliminated because of Tuman's

E has incorrect verb tense had & has
E is also awkward

D is the correct answer
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Re: contemporaries of Harriet [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2012, 19:56
+1 for D.

that of X's = incorrect ( that of itself shows possessive relationship)
of X's = okay though awkward.
that of X = correct
of X = correct

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Re: contemporaries of Harriet [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2012, 22:10
crick20002002 wrote:
+1 for D.

that of X's = incorrect ( that of itself shows possessive relationship)
of X's = okay though awkward.
that of X = correct
of X = correct

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How did you learn to break structures down like that?
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Re: contemporaries of Harriet [#permalink] New post 29 Mar 2012, 05:14
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+1 for D.

that of X's = incorrect ( that of itself shows possessive relationship)
of X's = okay though awkward.
that of X = correct
of X = correct

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X's means of X
then red part above become of of X
m i wrong
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Re: contemporaries of Harriet [#permalink] New post 29 Mar 2012, 05:15
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crick20002002 wrote:
+1 for D.

that of X's = incorrect ( that of itself shows possessive relationship)
of X's = okay though awkward.
that of X = correct
of X = correct

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How did you learn to break structures down like that?

X's = of X

Baki sub manipulation.
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Re: contemporaries of Harriet [#permalink] New post 31 Mar 2012, 03:55
D for me.............
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Re: contemporaries of Harriet [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2013, 03:25
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D.

Eliminate A, B, and C because Tubman doesn't need the 's

Eliminate E because (apart from being awkward) "had maintained" is inconsistent with "has"; her contemporaries still maintained the awesome qualities that she had at the time, and presumably never changed their minds. Plus, they're all dead.

Ok, that's how I thought it out.



Still not clear why E is wrong.. Please help..
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