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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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I would go with E.

"it" could have better than "them"
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E is right, coz "it" has already been used in the sentence.

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New post 12 Oct 2006, 12:48
On more for E. Cannot use they to represent Naploleon's army.
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New post 12 Oct 2006, 14:04
E for brevity and ignore other options for the Pronoun disagreement.
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New post 12 Oct 2006, 15:24
kripalkavi wrote:
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


Napoleon's army - singular (see highlighted part). Only E has no plural pronoun. So, by POE E.[/u]
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New post 12 Oct 2006, 22:31
AWESOME! OA is E.
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New post 13 Oct 2006, 04:27
A question for you Guys:

How can E be correct?
Isnt it comparing supplies to previous campaign?
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trivikram wrote:
A question for you Guys:

How can E be correct?
Isnt it comparing supplies to previous campaign?


Ellipsis. To restate "it had" twice in the same sentence would be redundant.
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trivikram wrote:
A question for you Guys:

How can E be correct?
Isnt it comparing supplies to previous campaign?


No it is not. Because it uses "than FOR any previous campaign". FOR makes the comparison proper.
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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 - Army is singular and they is pluarl.
(B) their previous campaigns had had - their is agin plural
(C) they had for any previous campaign - PLural
(D) in their previous campaigns - Their is plural.
(E) for any previous campaign - Choose this . dont thinkk if its correct or wrong :)
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