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To protect English Manufacturers of woolen goods both [#permalink] New post 21 Jun 2007, 21:21
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To protect English Manufacturers of woolen goods both against American and Irish competition, Enland passed the Woolens Act of 1698, which prohibited the export of woolen cloth beyond a colony`s borders.

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b. In order to protect English manufacturers of woolen goods against both American and Irish competition, England passed the

woolen Act of 1698

c. In order to protect English manufactures of woolen goods against American, as well as against Irish, competition, the Woolen Act of 1698 was passed by England

d. For protecting English manufacturers of woolen goods against American, as well as Irish, competition, England passed the Woolen Act of 1698.

e. For the protection of English manufacturers of woolen goods against both American and Irish competition, the Woolen Act of 1698, passed by England.
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Re: SC_English manufacturers [#permalink] New post 21 Jun 2007, 21:22
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To protect English Manufacturers of woolen goods both against American and Irish competition, Enland passed the Woolens Act of 1698, which prohibited the export of woolen cloth beyond a colony`s borders.

a.

b. In order to protect English manufacturers of woolen goods against both American and Irish competition, England passed the

woolen Act of 1698

c. In order to protect English manufactures of woolen goods against American, as well as against Irish, competition, the Woolen Act of 1698 was passed by England

d. For protecting English manufacturers of woolen goods against American, as well as Irish, competition, England passed the Woolen Act of 1698.

e. For the protection of English manufacturers of woolen goods against both American and Irish competition, the Woolen Act of 1698, passed by England.




I chose A. Anyone could explain why A is wrong and B is correct?
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jun 2007, 21:33
I went with B.

"both against Amer & Irish " vs. "against both Amer & Irish" is the main difference between the 2.

The latter has the proper placement of "both"
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2007, 02:11
I did not like any options, but B is better than others.
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 [#permalink] New post 31 Aug 2007, 04:51
Choose B.

Both against is wrong, should be again both American and Irish.
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Re: To protect English Manufacturers of woolen goods both [#permalink] New post 18 Apr 2013, 22:13
"To protect" and "in order to protect" are similar meaning, but the use of "both" in A is wrong.
I picked B. What is the OA?.
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