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# Agatha Christie's travels with her archaeologist husband

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Agatha Christie's travels with her archaeologist husband inspired her to write several mystery novels;
travelers to Egypt can still stay at the Old Cataract Hotel, the model for the hotel in one of Christie's most famous books.

1. Agatha Christie's travels with her archaeologist husband inspired her to write several mystery novels
2. Agatha Christie used her travels with her archaeologist husband to inspire several mystery novels
3. Because her husband was an archaeologist, Agatha Christie was able to use their travels as inspiration for several of her mystery novels

4. Together with her archaeologist husband, Agatha Christie was inspired to incorporate their travel into several of her mystery novels
5. Agatha Christie's travels with her archaeologist husband served as inspiration for several of her mystery novels
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09 Jul 2007, 22:25
dreamgmat1 wrote:
Agatha Christie's travels with her archaeologist husband inspired her to write several mystery novels;
travelers to Egypt can still stay at the Old Cataract Hotel, the model for the hotel in one of Christie's most famous books.

1. Agatha Christie's travels with her archaeologist husband inspired her to write several mystery novels
2. Agatha Christie used her travels with her archaeologist husband to inspire several mystery novels
3. Because her husband was an archaeologist, Agatha Christie was able to use their travels as inspiration for several of her mystery novels

4. Together with her archaeologist husband, Agatha Christie was inspired to incorporate their travel into several of her mystery novels
5. Agatha Christie's travels with her archaeologist husband served as inspiration for several of her mystery novels

E is the only one that makes sense. A comes close though.
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10 Jul 2007, 12:12
I am stumped here. Pardon me guys for this stupid interpretation. In A her does not have a precedent. I feel D here. trahul's link does not provide enuff consensus.
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10 Jul 2007, 13:05
good question.

A & E are the closest to a good answer.

travels inspired her - ACTIVE
travels served as inspiration- PASSIVE

and gmat likes active voice usually, hence going with A
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10 Jul 2007, 20:18
OA is E
10 Jul 2007, 20:18
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