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In three centuriesâ€”from 1050 to 1350â€”several million tons of stone were quarried in France for the building of eighty cathedrals, five hundred large churches, and some tens of thousands of parish churches.
(A) for the building of eighty cathedrals, five hundred large churches, and some
(B) in order that they might build eighty cathedrals, five hundred large churches, and some
(C) so as they might build eighty cathedrals, five hundred large churches, and some
(D) so that there could be built eighty cathedrals, five hundred large churches, and
(E) such that they could build eighty cathedrals, five hundred large churches, and
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19 Feb 2006, 21:35
Why not "A" guys?
I think "A" is clean.
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19 Feb 2006, 21:35
On second look D is more appropriate as far as tense is considered.
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19 Feb 2006, 21:39
I dont see anything wrong with A either..
but then again I dont see anything wrong with myself either
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19 Feb 2006, 23:29
B, C, and E misuse the pronoun "they." D is phrased in the passive voice.

My bet`s on (A)
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20 Feb 2006, 18:05
i say A. The others are messy and have bad references
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20 Feb 2006, 20:00
I feel D could be the right one.
In B,C and E, usage of "they" is a mistake.
In A, I think "for the building of" is wrong usage. Any comments?
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21 Feb 2006, 20:02
well the answer shud be A...

I think except for A all others use passive voice like they could be used or they might build and I feel this does not suit here especially for a thing that has already happened.
What do u guys think....
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25 Feb 2006, 21:08
Great job Guys! the OA is A
25 Feb 2006, 21:08
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