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# Schliemann determined at the age of seven to find the site

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Schliemann determined at the age of seven to find the site of ancient Troy and devoted his subsequent career to do it.
a)...
b) has devoted his subsequent career to do that
c) devoted his subsequent career to such an end
d) has devoted his subsequent career for that
e) devoted his subsequent career to that end
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05 Dec 2007, 19:55
Beyond700 wrote:
Schliemann determined at the age of seven to find the site of ancient Troy and devoted his subsequent career to do it.
a)...
b) has devoted his subsequent career to do that
c) devoted his subsequent career to such an end
d) has devoted his subsequent career for that
e) devoted his subsequent career to that end

I will go with E.

A- to do it is wrong idiom should be to do so.
B- same as A
D- for that- for what?

I prefer to that end to such an end, as in C.

Amar

between C and E choose C, as such an
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06 Dec 2007, 02:04
Beyond700 wrote:
Schliemann determined at the age of seven to find the site of ancient Troy and devoted his subsequent career to do it.
a)...
b) has devoted his subsequent career to do that
c) devoted his subsequent career to such an end
d) has devoted his subsequent career for that
e) devoted his subsequent career to that end

E. too .

i believe "to that end" and "to do so" are similar.
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