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When a ton of wheat was being moved from Buffalo to New York

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When a ton of wheat was being moved from Buffalo to New York [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2006, 13:35
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When a ton of wheat was being moved from Buffalo to New York City before the
opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, it took three weeks and cost $100, but when the canal
was used, it
took less than eight days and cost less than $6.

A. When a ton of wheat was being moved from Buffalo to New York City before the
opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, it took three weeks and cost $100, but when
the canal was used, it
B. Moving a ton of wheat from Buffalo to New York City before the opening of the
Erie Canal in 1825, it took three weeks and cost $100; using the canal, it
C. Before the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, moving a ton of wheat from Buffalo
to New York City took three weeks and cost $100; on the canal the move
D. In 1825, before opening the Erie Canal, to move a ton of wheat took three weeks
from Buffalo to New York City, which cost $100; moving it on the canal
E. To move a ton of wheat in 1825 from Buffalo to New York City took three weeks
before the opening of the Erie Canal, costing $100, but in using the canal, the
move
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 [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2006, 15:35
B. Parallel moving with using.... looks easy to read too..
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Re: SC-Erie Canal [#permalink] New post 11 Dec 2006, 15:51
ttanvir wrote:
When a ton of wheat was being moved from Buffalo to New York City before the
opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, it took three weeks and cost $100, but when the canal
was used, it
took less than eight days and cost less than $6.

A. When a ton of wheat was being moved from Buffalo to New York City before the
opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, it took three weeks and cost $100, but when
the canal was used, it
B. Moving a ton of wheat from Buffalo to New York City before the opening of the
Erie Canal in 1825, it took three weeks and cost $100; using the canal, it
C. Before the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, moving a ton of wheat from Buffalo
to New York City took three weeks and cost $100; on the canal the move
D. In 1825, before opening the Erie Canal, to move a ton of wheat took three weeks
from Buffalo to New York City, which cost $100; moving it on the canal
E. To move a ton of wheat in 1825 from Buffalo to New York City took three weeks
before the opening of the Erie Canal, costing $100, but in using the canal, the
move


Going for C

"The move" should be the subject. "The Move took..."
In A and B, it is not sure what "it" refers to.
In D - New York City, which
In E - csting $100
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Dec 2006, 01:19
I would go for C as well. Careful with move... move
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