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# Abigail Adams is still remembered nowadays, almost 200 years after her

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Abigail Adams is still remembered nowadays, almost 200 years after her death, due to the fact that it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and a supporter of women’s rights.

A) due to the fact that it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and

B) due to the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and

C) due to the fact that she was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and

D) due to the fact that she was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and also

E) because it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and

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Abigail Adams is still remembered nowadays, almost 200 years after her death, due to the fact that it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and a supporter of women’s rights.
A) due to the fact that it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
B) due to the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
C) due to the fact that she was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
D) due to the fact that she was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and also
E) because it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and

Abigail Adams is still remembered nowadays, almost 200 years after her death, due to the fact that she was
the wife of President John Adams,
the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
a supporter of women’s rights.

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28 Sep 2018, 16:30
Abhishek009 wrote:
souvonik2k wrote:
Abigail Adams is still remembered nowadays, almost 200 years after her death, due to the fact that it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and a supporter of women’s rights.
A) due to the fact that it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
B) due to the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
C) due to the fact that she was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
D) due to the fact that she was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and also
E) because it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and

Abigail Adams is still remembered nowadays, almost 200 years after her death, due to the fact that she was
the wife of President John Adams,
the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
a supporter of women’s rights.

Hi.... can you explain why "and also" is not correct (D)?

thanks
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28 Sep 2018, 21:16
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Abhishek009 wrote:
souvonik2k wrote:
Abigail Adams is still remembered nowadays, almost 200 years after her death, due to the fact that it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and a supporter of women’s rights.
A) due to the fact that it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
B) due to the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
C) due to the fact that she was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
D) due to the fact that she was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and also
E) because it was the wife of President John Adams, the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and

Abigail Adams is still remembered nowadays, almost 200 years after her death, due to the fact that she was
the wife of President John Adams,
the mother of President John Quincy Adams, and
a supporter of women’s rights.

Hi.... can you explain why "and also" is not correct (D)?

thanks
yeah very much confused between C and D. Can anyone tell the OA

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29 Sep 2018, 21:15
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yeah very much confused between C and D. Can anyone tell the OA

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Hi Vinodsai1995
Answer choice C -This answer choice corrects the original Pronouns mistake by changing the non-human pronoun it to the feminine human pronoun she, which agrees with Abigail Adams. CORRECT.
While the answer choice D corrects the original Pronoun mistake and is grammatically correct, it is stylistically flawed. Adding the word 'also' creates redundancy.
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Vinodsai1995 wrote:
yeah very much confused between C and D. Can anyone tell the OA

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Hi Vinodsai1995
Answer choice C -This answer choice corrects the original Pronouns mistake by changing the non-human pronoun it to the feminine human pronoun she, which agrees with Abigail Adams. CORRECT.
While the answer choice D corrects the original Pronoun mistake and is grammatically correct, it is stylistically flawed. Adding the word 'also' creates redundancy.
Thank you for clearing up my confusion.

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