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# Rather than continue to produce most of the items necessary

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08 Mar 2004, 07:28
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Rather than continue to produce most of the items
necessary for subsistence, a growing number of
farm families during the first decades of the nine-
teenth century began to specialize in the production
of grain or cotton and to use the cash proceeds
from selling their crops for buying necessities.

(A) selling their crops for buying
(B) the sales of their crops for buying
(C) their selling of crops so as to buy
(D) their selling crops for buying of
(E) the sale of their crops to buy
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08 Mar 2004, 07:53
E on this one...had to make a tough choice between B and E....
is it sale or sales and for or to buy???
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08 Mar 2004, 11:01
E , sale is plural for the subject crops !, post the official correct answer.
08 Mar 2004, 11:01
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