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# 1.Revered by an ill-informed citizenry, the Duke of York was

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1.Revered by an ill-informed citizenry, the Duke of York was [#permalink]

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02 Nov 2003, 11:10
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1.Revered by an ill-informed citizenry, the Duke of York was feted opulently for several months before there was denunciation and exile.
(A) there was denunciation and exile
(B) he was to be denounced with exile
(C) being denounced and exiled
(D) denunciation and his exile
(E) being exiled, having been denounced
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03 Nov 2003, 05:43
Yes.........
But, I choose D...........
Why is C?
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04 Nov 2003, 08:05
I think that C is correct because the non-underlined part contains a passive construction, and C goes in parallel with this passive line of reasoning: the Duke of York was feted ... before being denounced abd exiled.

Parallelism?
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04 Nov 2003, 09:34
Agree with the stolyar about the explanation.

Though, I must say this is a very whacky setence meaning wise. weird...
04 Nov 2003, 09:34
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