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Not until 1932, nearly a century and a half after the first senatorial election, had a women, Hattie Caraway of Arkansas, been elected to be a United States Senator
(A) had a women, Hattie Caraway of Arkansas, been elected to be
(B) was a women, Hattie Caraway of Arkansas, elected as
(C) was a women, Hattie Caraway of Arkansas, been elected to be
(D) had a women, Hattie Caraway of Arkansas, been elected for
(E) had a women, Hattie Caraway of Arkansas, been elected in order to be
isnt the idiom for "elected" is "elected to" so how come B is right? my answer was C. I hate when this happens, MGMAT says 'elected to', and my notes tell me 'elected as' so I guess you can use both! _________________
Whats the problem with the "had" here, as in Mgmat SC it says:-
Note that the later past event does not need to be expressed with a Simple Past tense verb. You could just use a date or another time reference. Right: By 1945. the United States HAD BEEN at war for several years.
Can anyone explain here please??
GMAT Plus Book 1 Problem #168
27 Jun 2016, 12:56
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