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27 Sep 2007, 14:45
old question

The reason why the winged bean can thrive on poor soil is because their roots house bacteria that can turn atmospheric nitrogen into fertilizer.

is because their roots house bacteria that can turn
is because its roots house bacteria which can turn
is that their roots house bacteria turning
is that its roots house bacteria that can turn
being that its roots house bacteria and can turn

Why is "b" wrong.
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27 Sep 2007, 14:48
the reason = because..... I would go with D

avoid redundancy
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27 Sep 2007, 14:48
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27 Sep 2007, 15:09
HarrisRafiq wrote:
old question

The reason why the winged bean can thrive on poor soil is because their roots house bacteria that can turn atmospheric nitrogen into fertilizer.

is because their roots house bacteria that can turn
is because its roots house bacteria which can turn
is that their roots house bacteria turning
is that its roots house bacteria that can turn
being that its roots house bacteria and can turn

Why is "b" wrong.

Agree with D. rest are redundanto r unidiomatic.
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27 Sep 2007, 15:18
D.

The reason why the winged bean can thrive on poor soil is that its roots house bacteria that can turn atmospheric nitrogen into fertilizer.
Re: beans   [#permalink] 27 Sep 2007, 15:18
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