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Joan of Arc, a young Frenchwoman who claimed to be divinely

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Joan of Arc, a young Frenchwoman who claimed to be divinely [#permalink] New post 28 Nov 2006, 10:42
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456. Joan of Arc, a young Frenchwoman who claimed to be divinely inspired, turned the tide of English victories in her country by liberating the city of Orleans and she persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne.
(A) she persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne
(B) persuaded Charles VII of France in claiming his throne
(C) persuading that the throne be claimed by Charles VII of France
(D) persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne
(E) persuading that Charles VII of France should claim the throne
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Nov 2006, 10:51
D....here is my attempt

456. Joan of Arc, a young Frenchwoman who claimed to be divinely inspired, turned the tide of English victories in her country by liberating the city of Orleans and she persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne.

(B) ..'in claiming' is wrong

(D) persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne

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 [#permalink] New post 29 Nov 2006, 07:13
..turned the tide...and persuaded...

B or D.

D is my answer.
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Re: SC on Joan of Arc!!! [#permalink] New post 31 Aug 2011, 04:17
2 points in this SC problem.1- ||ism for tense- turned ~ persuaded, 2- it should have + to do construction (not +ing as in B)
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Re: Joan of Arc, a young Frenchwoman who claimed to be divinely [#permalink] New post 31 Mar 2012, 21:25
another point to note in this problem is the use of idiom to persuade X to do Y
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Re: Joan of Arc, a young Frenchwoman who claimed to be divinely [#permalink] New post 06 Jul 2015, 00:47
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