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Egyptians are credited as having pioneered embalming methods as long ago as 2650 B.C. (A) as having (B) with having (C) to have (D) as the ones who (E) for being the ones who
Quite an interesting sentence. Will go with C. pioneered dictates a past participle usage in the sentence. giving scope to present perfect progressive - something that started in the past and remains unbeaten until now. embalming methods as long ago as...Finally, present perfect progressives take a 'have'.
Egyptians are credited to have pioneered.... _________________
Credited with - when we mention what someone has achieved... Credited to - when we associate one's achievement/success with a source/reason of something else...
Newton is credited with discovering the laws of motion. -- here we talk about what is achieved. Edison is credited with discovering the bulb -- here we talk about what is achieved. We had to credit much of our success to simple good luck. -- here we talk about the source of achievement.
guess such difference is explained in MGMAT SC. _________________
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