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tricky one [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2006, 01:15
Dressed as a man and using the name Robert Shurtleff, Deborah Sampson, the first woman to draw a soldier’s pension, joined the Continental Army in 1782 at the age of 22, was injured three times, and was discharged in 1783 because she had become too ill to serve.

22, was injured three times, and was discharged in 1783 because she had become
22, was injured three times, while being discharged in 1783 because she had become
22, and was injured three times, and discharged in 1783, being
22, injured three times, and was discharged in 1783 because she was
22, having been injured three times and discharged in 1783, being
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 [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2006, 02:24
^ A ^

We need "was injured" so D and E are out.

C is out as we should say "was discharged" not "discharged"

B is out becuse of "being". And "while" puts a different meaning into the sentence.
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 [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2006, 10:24
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 [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2006, 11:02
:2gunfire: "BEING"
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 [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2006, 11:03
A it is.
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 [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2006, 19:20
A stands and so does the explaination by Selene.
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2006, 00:51
Will go with A.

B/C/E are out. Being should not be used. While is incorrect in B
D. Was injured is required
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agree with A
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