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Being a United States citizen since 1988 and born in Calcutta in 1940. author Bharati Mukherjee has lived in England and Canada, and first came to the United States in 1961 to study at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.
(A) Being a United States citizen since 1988 and born in Calcutta in 1940, author Bharati Mukherjee has
(B) Having been a United States citizen since 1988, she was born in Calcutta in 1940; author Bharati Mukherjee
(C) Born in Calcutta in 1940, author Bharati Mukherjee became a United States citizen in 1988; she has
(D) Being born in Calcutta in 1940 and having been a United States citizen since 1988, author Bharati Mukherjee
(E) Having been born in Calcutta in 1940 and being a United States citizen since 1988, author Bharati Mukherjee
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i hate when people do'nt post the OA, it leaves in guessing!!!!

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10 Apr 2005, 11:56
C is best.
I find heavy and awkward other constructions, such as "being...and born" in A.
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10 Apr 2005, 12:04
One more for 'C'

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i hate when people do'nt underline, it leaves in guessing:-)
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10 Apr 2005, 12:14

I hate when people do'nt underline, it leaves in guessing:-)

I definitely agree
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10 Apr 2005, 20:31
C is best. The opening modifying phrase properly modifies the Proper Noun (the name of the author) and 'she' could only modify the author.

Please do underline the sentence. I suppose it's not too much to ask of you to highlight the underlined portion of the sentence, and click on the underline icon.
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12 Apr 2005, 05:22
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THEIR SOME PROBLEM WITH THE POST,,,,,THT UNDERLINING IN NOT SHOWN IN FINAL POST..........

BUT IM SURE AN MBA ASPIRENT HAS THIS MUCH OF SENSE TO JUDGE THE UNDERLINE PORTION FROM THE ANSWER OPTIONS,,,,,,,GUESS IT DOES'NT LEAVE ANY1 GUESSING,,,,,,,

"I DO'NT UNDERSTAND WHY IT LEAVES YOU IN GUESSING"
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12 Apr 2005, 05:22
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