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# More than fifty years after the Second World War, a number

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More than fifty years after the Second World War, a number of African American soldiers were awarded―some of them posthumously―with the Congressional Medal of Honor, which was the nationâ€™s highest military award, and which was long overdue in recognition of their outstanding bravery.

A. with the Congressional Medal of Honor, which was the nationâ€™s highest military award, and which was long overdue in
B. with the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nationâ€™s highest military award for long-overdue
C. the Congressional Medal of Honor, which was the nationâ€™s highest military award, long-overdue in
D. the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nationâ€™s highest military award for long-overdue
E. the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nationâ€™s highest military award, in long-overdue

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14 May 2006, 18:39
Only C maintains the original meaning of the sentence.
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14 May 2006, 20:54
Is 'Awarded with' a wrong Idiom?

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14 May 2006, 21:01
Will go with C, In A, twice which is not required. Except C all other choices make the mistake of long-overdue.
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15 May 2006, 09:34
b14kumar wrote:
Is 'Awarded with' a wrong Idiom?

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15 May 2006, 09:34
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