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Ancient Egyptian mummies were doused with natron, a compound

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Ancient Egyptian mummies were doused with natron, a compound that absorbs water and prevents bacterial growth, and wrapped in cloth to prevent from decomposing.

(A) to prevent from
(B) in order that they would stop
(C) in order to stop from
(D) to prevent
(E) to prevent them from

Simple question but please explain the reason, I didn't understand knewton's explanation!
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Re: Knewton SC [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2010, 10:37
I got confused between A and E. Can someone explain the difference between the two.
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Re: Knewton SC [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2010, 18:44
OA is E. We need 'them' to refer back mummies correctly.

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Re: Knewton SC [#permalink] New post 31 Aug 2010, 07:18
I was confused between D and E...picked D...:(

Agree with E.
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