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# A recent biography suggests that until Tolstoy published War and Peace

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A recent biography suggests that until Tolstoy published War and Peace, he did not have, or seem likely to develop, a reputation as an important novelist.

(A) or
(B) nor
(C) or did
(D) nor did he
(E) nor did he not

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Updated on: 09 Sep 2018, 17:31
Princ wrote:
A recent biography suggests that until Tolstoy published War and Peace, he did not have, or seem likely to develop, a reputation as an important novelist.

(A) or
(B) nor
(C) or did
(D) nor did he
(E) nor did he not

he did not have nor did he seem likely to develop

+1 for D
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06 Sep 2018, 09:23
Princ wrote:
A recent biography suggests that until Tolstoy published War and Peace, he did not have, or seem likely to develop, a reputation as an important novelist.

(A) or Incorrect
(B) nor hang on to this one
(C) or did Same error as A
(D) nor did he Hangin on to this
(E) nor did he not No need to use double negation

Between B and D, I feel like the sentence structure leans towards B, because it is a subclause.
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06 Sep 2018, 10:12
ErikLewe wrote:
Princ wrote:
A recent biography suggests that until Tolstoy published War and Peace, he did not have, or seem likely to develop, a reputation as an important novelist.

(A) or Incorrect
(B) nor hang on to this one
(C) or did Same error as A
(D) nor did he Hangin on to this
(E) nor did he not No need to use double negation

Between B and D, I feel like the sentence structure leans towards B, because it is a subclause.

With (D) for this one...

A recent biography suggests that until Tolstoy published War and Peace,
he did not have,
nor did he seem likely to develop,
a reputation as an important novelist.
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