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90. 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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A or C
I will say A for the sake of paralellism
but if someone can give a better explanation... :?
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90. 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

Please explain your ans!!!


key here 'army' is singular subject

'it had' correctly specifies this.

so only E - best.
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key here 'army' is singular subject

'it had' correctly specifies this.

so only E - best.


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90. 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 correct
from A to D number is wrong with pronoiun, Army is singular(collective noun)
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OA is E.
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is option E gramatically correct gents?

entered russia with far more supplies than for any previous campaign.

looks like far more supplies is being compared with previous campaigns I suppose. Am I right on this?
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New post 20 Aug 2012, 23:11
I went with D, but i see my mistake (thanks to rajeevrks27 explanation).

A, B & C are wrong because Napleon's Army is singular.

Edit: add D to that too.
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Army is singular, So only option E is correct. All other choices have they/their referring to army.
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It's not a 700 Problem by far. Please change the flag.....
The first 4 answer choices are wrond because they use a plural pronoun they ot their. Arm is singular - so only Choice (E) eliminates the pronoun error.
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AugiTh wrote:
90. 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

Please explain your ans!!!


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