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( As well as heat and light, the Sun is the source of a continous stream) of atomic particles known as the wind.
stem: What does "as well as" mean here?

1) the same
2) besides heat and light, also the Sun is the source of a continous stream

3) Besides heat and light, the Sun is also the source of a continous streaming
4) The Sun is the source not only of heat and light, but also of a continous stream.

5) nonsense.

1) I guess you can't use the introductory modifier here.
They throw you off here. C) is easier to pick off as wrong if they used "also a " source of a stream of atomic particles. Then C) is wrong because heat and light cannot refer to a source for solar wind.
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19 May 2006, 09:59
Curly05 wrote:
( As well as heat and light, the Sun is the source of a continous stream) of atomic particles known as the wind.

stem: What does "as well as" mean here?

1) the same
2) besides heat and light, also the Sun is the source of a continous stream
3) Besides heat and light, the Sun is also the source of a continous streaming
4) The Sun is the source not only of heat and light, but also of a continous stream.
5) nonsense.

1) I guess you can't use the introductory modifier here. They throw you off here. C) is easier to pick off as wrong if they used "also a " source of a stream of atomic particles. Then C) is wrong because heat and light cannot refer to a source for solar wind.

it should be D (4) but is comma necesasary with but also? i think its not necessary.

4) The Sun is the source not only of heat and light, but also of a continous stream.
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21 May 2006, 14:13
^ 4 ^

1, 2 and 3 are wrong because of wrong modifiers. They sound as if Sun, heat and light are the source of a continous stream
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22 May 2006, 00:09
selene wrote:
^ 4 ^

1, 2 and 3 are wrong because of wrong modifiers. They sound as if Sun, heat and light are the source of a continous stream

4 it is. Was inclined towards 3, but there is a modifier problem there. 4 corrects that.
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22 May 2006, 00:26
A & B --> awkward phrasing, out. Also, A and B both suggest heat and light can also produce a stream of atomic particles
C --> Suggest heat and light can also produce a stream of atomic particles
E --> nonscence

D is the best choice
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22 May 2006, 09:55
Curly05 wrote:
( As well as heat and light, the Sun is the source of a continous stream) of atomic particles known as the wind.
stem: What does "as well as" mean here?

1) the same
2) besides heat and light, also the Sun is the source of a continous stream

3) Besides heat and light, the Sun is also the source of a continous streaming
4) The Sun is the source not only of heat and light, but also of a continous stream.

5) nonsense.

1) I guess you can't use the introductory modifier here.
They throw you off here. C) is easier to pick off as wrong if they used "also a " source of a stream of atomic particles. Then C) is wrong because heat and light cannot refer to a source for solar wind.

"D".

Can someone explain why "C" would have been wrong if "streaming" is replaced by "stream"?

In other words, is this a correct sentence? "Besides heat and light, the Sun is also the source of a continous stream of atomic particles known as the wind."
Re: SC: As 3 and more confusing modification-Sound off   [#permalink] 22 May 2006, 09:55
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