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After the emperor resorted to ideological conquest rather than politic

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After the emperor resorted to ideological conquest rather than political, he took up tasks aimed at public good - Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and construction of rest houses, among others.

A. Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and construction of rest houses, among others.
B. Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and construction of rest houses, among others.
C. Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and the construction of rest houses, among others.
D. Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and constructing rest houses, among others.
E. Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and among others, constructing rest houses.

Originally posted by renjana on 30 Apr 2018, 02:13.
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Re: After the emperor resorted to ideological conquest rather than politic  [#permalink]

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New post 30 Apr 2018, 03:25
Options A, B and C out for improper parallelism( as gerund can be parallel with action noun)...was confused between D and E.
Choose D, because of placement of " among others".

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After the emperor resorted to ideological conquest rather than political, he took up tasks aimed at public good - Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and construction of rest houses, among others.


A. Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and construction of rest houses, among others. - Incorrect
B. Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and construction of rest houses, among others. - Incorrect
C. Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and the construction of rest houses, among others. - Incorrect
D. Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and constructing rest houses, among others. - Correct. Clear case of Parallelism.
E. Founding hospitals, planting trees and medicinal herbs, and among others, constructing rest houses. - Incorrect

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Re: After the emperor resorted to ideological conquest rather than politic  [#permalink]

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