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# The particular design of muscles and bones in the neck and

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The particular design of muscles and bones in the neck and [#permalink]  30 Aug 2006, 09:39
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The particular design of muscles and bones in the neck and limbs of the turtle allow that it can draw in its exposed parts such that an attacker can find nothing but hard shell to bite.
A. allow that it can draw in its exposed parts such that
B. allow it to draw in its exposed parts, and so
C. allows for it to draw in its exposed parts and that
D. allows that it can draw in its exposed parts, and so
E. allows it to draw in its exposed parts, so that
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Looks like E.

allows somebody.... (allows it) A,C and D out.

only one conjunction is enough. B is using two: "and" and "so".
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going for E...

allows needed for design so A and B are out.

C and D have the 'and so' and 'and that' which are awkward.
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I agree with E.

Allow for is also proper idiom... I'm referring C and I'm not happy about the ending phrase and that...
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my choice is C
Because allow for in C is correct idiom
Matt, ps_dahiya, u2lover!Can you elaborate this ?
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E. allows it to draw in its exposed parts, so that

allows it to... so that...
Clear ...
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Its E because the subject is the DESIGN which is singular.

The design... allows it.
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Yurik79 wrote:
my choice is C
Because allow for in C is correct idiom
Matt, ps_dahiya, u2lover!Can you elaborate this ?

I get what you are saying... I think both allows it and allows for are correct...

Allows it - Someone is using something for assistance

The rear view mirror allows him to drive in a more efficient manner.

Allows for - Used more when you want to signify a benefit provided by something... more logical

Early morning studies allow for a good night's sleep.

So E here...
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Yurik79 wrote:
my choice is C
Because allow for in C is correct idiom
Matt, ps_dahiya, u2lover!Can you elaborate this ?

design of trillions....

someting (singular) of some things (plural) always takes the singular S-V

design allows...

this Yurik, it will be tested on G-day!

(E)
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Yurik79 wrote:
my choice is C
Because allow for in C is correct idiom
Matt, ps_dahiya, u2lover!Can you elaborate this ?

ALLOWS FOR + NOUN/NOUN PHRASE
ALLOWS TO + VERB/CLAUSE

2nd is appropriate for this question
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