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Many New Yorkers are horrified when they hear people say

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Many New Yorkers are horrified when they hear people say [#permalink] New post 04 Jun 2012, 21:53
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Many New Yorkers are horrified when they hear people say they have often dived from boats into the Hudson River or swam in its murky waters, participating in some athletic event, like a triathlon.

A.swam in its murky waters, participating in some athletic event, like a triathlon
B.swam in its murky waters, to participate in some athletic event, like a triathlon
C.swam in its murky waters, as participants in some athletic event, such as a triathlon
D.swum in its murky waters, as participating in such an athletic event as a triathlon
E.swum in its murky waters, as participants in an athletic event, such as a triathlon
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Re: Many New Yorkers are horrified when they hear people say the [#permalink] New post 05 Jun 2012, 01:22
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Many New Yorkers are horrified when they hear people say they have often dived from boats into the Hudson River or swam in its murky waters, participating in some athletic event, like a triathlon.

A.swam in its murky waters, participating in some athletic event, like a triathlon
B.swam in its murky waters, to participate in some athletic event, like a triathlon
C.swam in its murky waters, as participants in some athletic event, such as a triathlon
D.swum in its murky waters, as participating in such an athletic event as a triathlon
E.swum in its murky waters, as participants in an athletic event, such as a triathlon

"Such As" is used to give examples hence A & B can be rejected
Between 'Swam" and "Swum", Swum matches the tense of non-underlined part.. hence C can be rejected
between D & E E is correct as it uses "Such As" in D use of "as s triathlon" is awkward
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Re: Many New Yorkers are horrified when they hear people say the   [#permalink] 05 Jun 2012, 01:22
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