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Tom Bradley was mayor of Los Angeles from 1973 to 1993, an era when the city had transformed from a collection of suburban neighborhoods to the second-largest city in the United States.

(A) an era when the city had transformed

(B) an era during which the city was transformed

(C) an era that transformed it

(D) during which era the city transformed

(E) during which the city was transformed
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SC - Tom Bradley [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2007, 15:32
I would pick B.

It describes past tense not past perfect tense.
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Feb 2007, 04:56
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A) an era when the city had transformed
past perfect tense not required

B) an era during which the city was transformed ... correct
(C) an era that transformed it ... it is dangling
(D) during which era the city transformed ..awkward
(E) during which the city was transformed ....which refers to ?
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Feb 2007, 12:35
"was Mayor..." simple past, need "was transformed..." simple past to define same period in time. B for me too!
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 [#permalink] New post 11 Feb 2007, 16:29
Good job, OA is B
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