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Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy good literature.
(A) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy
(B) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying
(C) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes that it is important to enjoy
(D) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is that it is important to enjoy
(E) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is on the importance of enjoying
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New post 17 Mar 2008, 07:01
Do u mean OA is D?
Like other educators -> B is better because the subject is Ms Barton i guess...
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New post 17 Mar 2008, 11:58
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Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy good literature.

(A) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy

(B) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying

(C) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes that it is important to enjoy

(D) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is that it is important to enjoy

(E) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is on the importance of enjoying



"Substitute for "is the idiom, thus A,C,D are straight out; Between B& D D is awkward construction. Please post your explanations


"Substitute for" is the correct idiom. Between B and D, B is the right answer.
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OA is B
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New post 17 Oct 2013, 01:15
I choose the correct answer choice B however I need to know the clear meaning of the sentence.
can anyone????
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Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy good literature.
(A) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy
(B) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying
(C) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes that it is important to enjoy
(D) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is that it is important to enjoy
(E) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is on the importance of enjoying
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New post 20 Oct 2013, 01:02
substitute....for is the correct idiom....
so A,C and E are wrong...
between B and D, B is more concise
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New post 19 May 2015, 01:30
Straight B.

Idiom is substitute for. A, C and E out.
Like other educators, Ms. Burton, not her emphasis. D out.
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(A) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy
(B) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying
(C) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes that it is important to enjoy
(D) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is that it is important to enjoy
(E) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is on the importance of enjoying

2-3 Split
D & E are out since the modifier , like other educators...should modify Ms Burton
Between A,B,C..."substitute for" seems to be the correct usage.
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New post 27 Jul 2015, 01:38
substitute X for Y is the correct idiom. comparison should be between other educators and ms.burton not between other educators and Ms.Burtons emphasis.
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prasannar wrote:
Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy good literature.
(A) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy
(B) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying
(C) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes that it is important to enjoy
(D) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is that it is important to enjoy
(E) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is on the importance of enjoying



Rule: Substitute X for Y- Knock A,C & E
Rule: Like comparison Educator = Ms. Burton ( people) - Knock D .
Answer is B
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prasannar wrote:
Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy good literature.

(A) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy
(B) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying
(C) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes that it is important to enjoy
(D) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is that it is important to enjoy
(E) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is on the importance of enjoying


Correct answer must be (B) , I have 3 pointers here -

1. Like X , Y

Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays for dull “basal readers,” , Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying good literature.

2. Substitute X for Y

Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays for dull “basal readers, , Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying good literature.

3. Importance of something...

Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays for dull “basal readers,” , Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying good literature.

Hence , I would like to go with (B) happily :-D
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