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In recent years cattle breeders have increasingly used crossbreeding, in part that their steers should acquire certain characteristics and partly because crossbreeding is said to provide hybrid vigor.

A) in part that their steers should acquire certain characteristics
B) in part for the acquisition of certain characteristics in their steers
C) partly because of their steers acquiring certain characteristics
D) partly because certain characteristics should be acquired by their steers
E) partly to acquire certain characteristics in their steers
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Re: SC Cattle Breeders [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2004, 15:48
Paul wrote:
In recent years cattle breeders have increasingly used crossbreeding, in part that their steers should acquire certain characteristics and partly because crossbreeding is said to provide hybrid vigor.

A) in part that their steers should acquire certain characteristics
B) in part for the acquisition of certain characteristics in their steers
C) partly because of their steers acquiring certain characteristics
D) partly because certain characteristics should be acquired by their steers
E) partly to acquire certain characteristics in their steers


I think C or D, but I prefer to choose C.
D option seems to change its original meaning.
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Re: SC Cattle Breeders [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2004, 17:22
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Paul wrote:
In recent years cattle breeders have increasingly used crossbreeding, in part that their steers should acquire certain characteristics and partly because crossbreeding is said to provide hybrid vigor.

A) in part that their steers should acquire certain characteristics
B) in part for the acquisition of certain characteristics in their steers
C) partly because of their steers acquiring certain characteristics
D) partly because certain characteristics should be acquired by their steers
E) partly to acquire certain characteristics in their steers


I think C or D, but I prefer to choose C.
D option seems to change its original meaning.


welcome back, chihao...!! where have u been? fine??

I choose E.
D would have been better, if it were not passive. E is the best
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 [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2004, 19:03
Official answer: E

D is not good also because it is not the steers that should acquire the characteristics.

dj, I can't keep up with your picture changes! You're so versatile. :cool
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 [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2004, 19:07
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dj, I can't keep up with your picture changes! You're so versatile. :cool


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