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In its most recent approach, the comet Crommelin passed the [#permalink]
03 Jun 2006, 08:18
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In its most recent approach, the comet Crommelin passed the Earth at about the same distance and in about the same position, some 25 degrees above the horizon, that Halleyâ€™s comet will pass the next time it appears.
(A) that Halleyâ€™s comet will pass
(B) that Halleyâ€™s comet is to be passing
(C) as Halleyâ€™s comet
(D) as will Halleyâ€™s comet
(E) as Halleyâ€™s comet will do
(A) that Halleyâ€™s comet will pass - could probably have been used if there was only one factor here that cannot refer to all the 3 reasons mentioned here
(B) that Halleyâ€™s comet is to be passing - same as above + akward
(C) as Halleyâ€™s comet - need will for future tense
(D) as will Halleyâ€™s comet - OK
(E) as Halleyâ€™s comet will do - akward
in E :Usage of "do" is not right. comment doenst do, but pass
in A : the sentence says both the commets pass thru the same path. but path has not been explicity mentioned, so the "That" cannot refer to it.