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New post 14 Dec 2004, 01:16
1) The rhythms used by Emily Dickinson was radically different than the ones that were used by poets during millennia in Western verse before hers.


was radically different than the ones that were used by poets during

were radically different from the ones being used by poets for

were different than those that have been in use by poets during

differed radically from those that had been used by poets for

differed radically from those that had been used by poets during

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New post 14 Dec 2004, 07:01
E ?
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New post 14 Dec 2004, 07:33
Yep (E)
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New post 14 Dec 2004, 10:28
one more for E
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New post 14 Dec 2004, 11:43
also E
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New post 06 Sep 2005, 20:44
E too... during should be ok.
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New post 07 Sep 2005, 10:25
E, had been .... during
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New post 07 Sep 2005, 11:06
Got E as well.
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New post 07 Sep 2005, 11:10
Got E as well.
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New post 07 Sep 2005, 12:03
Ok so I have it down to D & E...whats wrong with D?
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New post 07 Sep 2005, 18:53
during is used for a period and for is used for specific data.
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New post 07 Sep 2005, 18:57
I have to disagree with everyone. I think it's D.

"During" is used for a defined time period. For example, "during the Middle Ages". But "for" is used for an undefined amount of time. For example, "for centuries".

I wouldn't bet my life on it or anything, but to me, "for millenia" sounds right and "during millenia" sounds very wrong.

What's the OE?

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New post 07 Sep 2005, 18:57
Straight "E"
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New post 15 Sep 2005, 11:09
E for me too.

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New post 15 Sep 2005, 13:49
I'm going with coffeeloverfreak and picking D. The word "for" is used to specify a time period and during is used to express when something happens. riteshgupta1 you got it backwards. If you want to verify this you can go to the following website

http://esl.about.com/library/grammar/blgr_prep4.htm

Hope I'm not wrong or else I'm gonna look awfully dumb.
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New post 15 Sep 2005, 14:00
IMO E
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New post 15 Sep 2005, 14:36
My vote goes to E.
OA please.
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New post 15 Sep 2005, 15:00
This is a D for sure. For millenia is idiomatically correct.
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New post 15 Sep 2005, 17:04
I don't get the argument for E clearly.
I am going with the minority for D.
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New post 16 Sep 2005, 01:52
One more E...

OA please...
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