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Charles Lindbergh, for his attempt at a solo transatlantic

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Charles Lindbergh, for his attempt at a solo transatlantic flight, was very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane, he therefore refused to carry even a pound of mail, despite being offered $1,000 to do so.

A. Charles Lindbergh, for his attempt at a solo transatlantic flight, was very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane, he therefore
B. When Charles Lindbergh was attempting his solo transatlantic flight, being very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane, he
C. Since he was very reluctant to carry any extra weight on his plane when he was attempting his solo transatlantic flight, so Charles Lindbergh
D. Being very reluctant to carry any extra weight on his plane when he attempted his solo transatlantic flight was the reason that Charles Lindbergh
E. Very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane when he attempted his solo transatlantic flight, Charles Lindbergh

made a silly mistake in this one :oops:
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2005, 09:23
E for correct modifier placement and clear meaning.

good SCs vivek :)
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2005, 12:05
Between A & E, I choose E

A seems to have sentence fragments........
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2005, 17:40
Just by looking at the avatar, I'm confused as to who is 'plsubbu' and 'duttsit' :lol:
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2005, 17:56
Compl(E)x, but only (E) is corr(E)ct
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2005, 20:32
giddi77 wrote:
Compl(E)x, but only (E) is corr(E)ct

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 [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2005, 20:58
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Just by looking at the avatar, I'm confused as to who is 'plsubbu' and 'duttsit' :lol:


TeHCM, I am confused too :P
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2005, 21:29
My choice was C!Guys why it is wrong? duttsit?TeHCM?
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2005, 21:34
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My choice was C!Guys why it is wrong? duttsit?TeHCM?


IMO, C sounds very weird. "Since.....so...." is unidiomatic. Also, the use of "attempting" is incorrect. Past tense should be used because it was an experiement that happened in the past
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Re: SC: Charles Lindbergh [#permalink] New post 27 Dec 2005, 00:11
Between A and E. I would choose E, for the correct modifier.
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 [#permalink] New post 27 Dec 2005, 09:03
OA is 'E'
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