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66. Archaeologists in Egypt have excavated a 5,000-year-old wooden hull that is
the earliest surviving example of example of a “built” boat—in other words, a
boat constructed out of planks fitted together—and that thus represents a major
advance, in terms of boat-building technology, over the dugout logs and reed
vessels of more ancient vintage.
A. together—and that thus represents
B. together—and this has represented
C. together, and it represents
D. together that was representing
E. together to represent
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Re: Archaeologists in Egypt [#permalink] New post 14 Jun 2010, 12:53
A.

Archaeologists in Egypt have excavated a 5,000-year-old wooden hull that is the earliest surviving example of example of a “built” boat—in other words, a boat constructed out of planks fitted together—and that thus represents a major advance, in terms of boat-building technology, over the dugout logs and reed vessels of more ancient vintage.
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Re: Archaeologists in Egypt [#permalink] New post 14 Jun 2010, 14:00
I'll be going with A because of //sm
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Re: Archaeologists in Egypt [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2010, 10:19
good question. was torn between A and E.

my pick is A for parallelism.
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Re: Archaeologists in Egypt [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2010, 02:27
A from my side too.What is the OA
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Re: Archaeologists in Egypt [#permalink] New post 04 Jan 2011, 02:35
oa is a
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Re: Archaeologists in Egypt [#permalink] New post 04 Jan 2011, 08:02
I thought ans would be B ....could not sense the existence of "that" :x
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Re: Archaeologists in Egypt [#permalink] New post 21 Mar 2011, 08:59
fairly simple, A is the answer. 'that thus represents' is correct tense usage, 'that is representing' is flawed.
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Re: Archaeologists in Egypt [#permalink] New post 21 Mar 2011, 11:28
+1 A

Use of the dash.
Parallelism.
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Re: Archaeologists in Egypt have excavated a 5,000-year-old [#permalink] New post 13 Aug 2014, 19:58
my choice is E, very concise.

Anyone could help me point out where I am going wrong?
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