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Until quite recently, American presidents lived in a world

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Until quite recently, American presidents lived in a world [#permalink] New post 31 Jan 2006, 01:26
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Until quite recently, American presidents lived in a world in which the public and private realms of their lives were largely separate, and the press cooperated in maintaining the distinction, and Americans judged national leaders without receiving, or expecting, intimate information about them.

(A) and the press cooperated in maintaining the distinction, and
(B) where the press cooperated in maintaining the distinction, and where
(C) for the press cooperated to maintain the distinction and
(D) the press cooperated to maintain the distinction, for
(E) in which the press cooperated in maintaining the distinction, and in which
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 [#permalink] New post 31 Jan 2006, 06:19
Between E,D and C...

I don't see a grammatical error in D and I think we need the causal link.
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 [#permalink] New post 31 Jan 2006, 07:42
another vote for E, parallelism. What an ugly sentence though...
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 [#permalink] New post 31 Jan 2006, 07:48
I thought of E, but why isn't it D? It's grammatically correct?

Isn't the causal emphasis important?

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 [#permalink] New post 31 Jan 2006, 21:47
OA is E.
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 [#permalink] New post 01 Feb 2006, 11:45
late , but E it is ... maintaings ||ism...

E ) "in which"...
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 [#permalink] New post 05 Feb 2006, 01:43
Late, but (E). Frequently tested concept. "in which" refers to the figurative meaning of "world."
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 [#permalink] New post 05 Feb 2006, 10:48
One more vote for E.

for a world in which ... and in which, ... in which
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 [#permalink] New post 06 Feb 2006, 13:29
Guys one Doubt about this quesiton .

Don't u think in E the "distinction" refer to "he public and private realms of their lives were largely separate". I mean the press supported to keep the two part of the life distinct.

Is it ok for a parallel activities to refer to some thing in other .

i.e

John did A, B and C. In this sentence can "B" refer to something in A.


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