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Anyone know the answer to this and can explain: I will post right answer after giving you guys a shot
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In the mid fifth century, rome was threatened by HUniiah troops who, led by Attila the Hun, demonstrated his military superiority over the weakened, recently conquered city.
a. Same as above
b. Which, led by Attila the Hun, demonstrated their military superiority
c. That Attila the Hun, led who demonstrated his military superiority
d. That Attila the Hun led in demonstration of their military superiority
e. That were led by Attila the Hun, who demonstrated his military superiority
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25 Aug 2006, 19:41
rkatl wrote:
is it E ?

nope. i'll wait if we get a few more responses until i post the answer.
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25 Aug 2006, 22:28
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Anyone know the answer to this and can explain: I will post right answer after giving you guys a shot
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In the mid fifth century, rome was threatened by HUniiah troops who, led by Attila the Hun, demonstrated his military superiority over the weakened, recently conquered city.
a. Same as above
b. Which, led by Attila the Hun, demonstrated their military superiority
c. That Attila the Hun, led who demonstrated his military superiority
d. That Attila the Hun led in demonstration of their military superiority
e. That were led by Attila the Hun, who demonstrated his military superiority

HUniiah troops demonstrated their military superiority
B it is
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25 Aug 2006, 23:30
shouldn't there be a "," between "troops" and "which" in B ... its creatin a doubt in my mind ... E looks better ..
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26 Aug 2006, 00:43
If B is to be correct then the comma should stand in front "which"
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26 Aug 2006, 01:37
yup which should refer to troops ... but "which" is normally preceded with a comma , which is not the case here..
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26 Aug 2006, 03:04
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yup which should refer to troops ... but "which" is normally preceded with a comma , which is not the case here..

Agreed that which is almost always preceeded by a comma. This is a rare case when it is not necessary.

troops...their...

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26 Aug 2006, 07:57
so apparently the majority of you did not think was tough (B is right)! i was going in circles on this:

- i got the part that "their" should be for troops' military superiority not Attila's.
- but isn't WHO the correct one to refer to troops not WHICH? e.g.
The troops who marched to to Troy against
The troops which marched to Troy?

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