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OG, 11th Ed. -Sentence Correction #20. [#permalink] New post 23 Jul 2007, 17:05
Based on accounts of various ancient writers, scholars hvae painted....

The answer is E. "Using accounts...". Can someone explain why Based on accounts incorrectly modifies scholars when Using is doing the same thing?
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Jul 2007, 19:07
noun performs the action. a scholar cannot be based on an account.
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Based on accounts of various ancient writers, scholars hvae painted....
The scholars use the accounts of the writers, not base on the accounts of the writers.
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Jul 2007, 19:35
bmwhype2 wrote:
noun performs the action. a scholar cannot be based on an account.


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