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Although Napoleon s army entered Russia with far more [#permalink] New post 23 Feb 2012, 23:48
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Although Napoleon’s army entered Russia with far more supplies than they had in their previous campaigns, it had provisions for only twenty-four days.


(A) they had in their previous campaigns
(B) their previous campaigns had had
(C) they had for any previous campaign
(D) in their previous campaigns
(E) for any previous campaign
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Re: Napoleon’s army [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2012, 00:13
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Although Napoleon’s army entered Russia with far more supplies than they had in their previous campaigns, it had provisions for only twenty-four days.


(A) they had in their previous campaigns
(B) their previous campaigns had had
(C) they had for any previous campaign
(D) in their previous campaigns
(E) for any previous campaign


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Re: Napoleon’s army [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2012, 02:25
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Although Napoleon’s army entered Russia with far more supplies than they had in their previous campaigns, it had provisions for only twenty-four days.


(A) they had in their previous campaigns
(B) their previous campaigns had had
(C) they had for any previous campaign
(D) in their previous campaigns
(E) for any previous campaign


I got this wrong but figured out the reason (At least according to me)

They/ Their is incorrectly refering to the arrmy. It is used to refer to the army hence E
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Re: Napoleon’s army [#permalink] New post 27 Feb 2012, 08:41
good question:).

Army is a collective noun & hence singular."It" clearly & correctly refers to Army in option E.
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Re: Napoleon’s army [#permalink] New post 29 Mar 2012, 04:01
Guys want to add one more point here

e) Supplies in campaign than for previous campaign is correct

because supplies in single campaign is Compared to supplies in previous single campaign logically, not to campaigns as mentioned in option D
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Re: Napoleon’s army [#permalink] New post 30 Mar 2012, 02:01
Straight E rest are wrong because of usage of plural pronoun in all other options
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