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# A historian attempting to predict in the 1870's which nation

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33. A historian attempting to predict in the 1870's which nation would take over world leadership from the British probably would have guessed Bismarck's Prussia and been quite wrong.

(A) have guessed Bismarck's Prussia and been
(B) have guessed that it would have been Bismarck's Prussia and he would be
(C) have guessed Bismarck's Prussia and would be
(D) guess Bismarck's Prussia and be
(E) guess that it would be Bismarck's Prussia and would have been

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09 Jan 2014, 16:07
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33. A historian attempting to predict in the 1870's which nation would take over world leadership from the British probably would have guessed Bismarck's Prussia and been quite wrong.

(A) have guessed Bismarck's Prussia and been
(B) have guessed that it would have been Bismarck's Prussia and he would be
(C) have guessed Bismarck's Prussia and would be
(D) guess Bismarck's Prussia and be
(E) guess that it would be Bismarck's Prussia and would have been

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Between A and C? I guess we need been cause we are talking about something that happened long ago is that correct?

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15 Sep 2016, 04:25
not real event in the past

would have guessed and would have been wrong

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Re: A historian attempting to predict in the 1870's which nation   [#permalink] 15 Sep 2016, 04:25
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