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Where once the union had acquiesced to the prejudices of its English-speaking members by supporting the imposition of an alien tax on immigrant workers, after 1897 the United Mine Workers made a determined effort to enlist Italians and Slavs in its ranks.

(A) Where once the union had acquiesced to the prejudices of its English-speaking members by supporting
(B) Where once the union acquiesced to it English-speaking members’ prejudice for the support of
(C) While once the union had acquiesced to the prejudices of its English-speaking members in support of
(D) While once the union acquiesced to its English-speaking members’ prejudice in supporting
(E) While once the union had acquiesced to the prejudices of its English-speaking members in its supporting of

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Re: SC - from 885 - 11 [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2004, 17:43
Tough One!
I am stuck between A and C
"While Once" in C sounds better than "Where Once" in A and "by supporting" in A sounds better than "in support of" in C!
I'm confused!

Will pick C and see what others have to say ...
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2004, 17:43
Needs past perfect here. (A) is my choice. Use of 'while' just doesn't make
sense to me.
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2004, 17:45
ywilfred wrote:
Needs past perfect here. (A) is my choice. Use of 'while' just doesn't make
sense to me.


Ya I got it!
It's A
While refers to something taking place in the same time. In this sentence While doesnt make sense indeed! This is the first time I see the expression "Where once" .. sounds strange!
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2004, 17:48
I ll go with C
its a combination of past perfect and simple past
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2004, 17:55
while should be used when we want to indicate something happening at the same time some
other action is taking place.

For instance,
While washing the dishes, Jane listened to the radio.
I did <something> while he did <something else>
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2004, 17:58
simple past and past perfect is the way to go
the answer should be A
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2004, 19:42
ywilfred wrote:
while should be used when we want to indicate something happening at the same time some
other action is taking place.

For instance,
While washing the dishes, Jane listened to the radio.
I did <something> while he did <something else>


OA is A.

I didn't know this usage rule of 'while'. Thanks!
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2004, 20:21
Notice the time shift in the stem: "Where once the union had acquiesced ... after 1897 ..." As you can see, there are two different time periods. C,D and E, "while once" denotes two things happening at the same time and are clearly out.
B is out because it makes it that the prejudice belongs to the members
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