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Although it was once funded entirely by the government, the Victoria and Albert Museum was one of the first of Britainâ€™s national museums seeking support from corporations and private donors and to increase income by increasing attendance.
(A) one of the first of Britainâ€™s national museums seeking support from
(B) one of Britainâ€™s first national museums seeking support of
(C) among Britainâ€™s first national museums to seek support of
(D) among the first of Britainâ€™s national museums to seek support from
(E) among Britainâ€™s first national museums that have sought the support of

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06 Sep 2005, 17:30
D.

Support from is correct idiom. so B, C and E are out. In A, "was.... seeking support from" is not correct. it should be "was .... to seek support from" is better and correct.
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06 Sep 2005, 18:58
I will go with C on this.

X among Y

A, B and E are out because we need 'to seek' to parallel 'to increase'

choice is between C and D.
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07 Sep 2005, 08:58
Ritesh, OA is D .... I also thought about C
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07 Sep 2005, 09:10
Between the natural choices of C and D I choose C. I guess D is better because the use logical use would be the first of the many and not the many first.
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10 Sep 2005, 04:45
"D" makes it clear that among all the museams in Britain, Victoria and Albert Museum was the first to seek support....
whereas it is not very clear in "C"

Eliminated A,B, E because it does not use "to seek..." to parallel with "and to increase....."
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10 Sep 2005, 05:02
D is best.
among is suitably used here to indicate that it is among one of many meusems to seek financial support.
support from is also the right idiom to use.

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