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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, 08:01
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, 12:58
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



"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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I choose the correct answer choice B however I need to know the clear meaning of the sentence.
can anyone????
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
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New post 20 Oct 2013, 02:02
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, 02:30
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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New post 15 Jun 2015, 22:55
(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, 02:38
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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