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# Although all the proceedings of the Communist party

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Although all the proceedings of the Communist party conference held in Moscow were not carried live, Soviet audiences have seen a great deal of coverage.
(A) all the proceedings of the Communist party conference held in Moscow were not carried live
(B) all the Communist party conference’s Moscow proceedings were not carried live
(C) all the Communist party conference Moscow proceedings have not been carried alive
(D) not all the Communist party conference Moscow proceedings have been carried alive
(E) not all the proceedings of the Communist party conference held in Moscow were carried live

Lut us restirct our discussion to A, B and E because of wrong usage of alive in C and D.
How to decide the correct sequence of words

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07 Oct 2008, 22:59
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ritula wrote:
Although all the proceedings of the Communist party conference held in Moscow were not carried live, Soviet audiences have seen a great deal of coverage.
(A) all the proceedings of the Communist party conference held in Moscow were not carried live
(B) all the Communist party conference’s Moscow proceedings were not carried live
(C) all the Communist party conference Moscow proceedings have not been carried alive
(D) not all the Communist party conference Moscow proceedings have been carried alive
(E) not all the proceedings of the Communist party conference held in Moscow were carried live

Lut us restirct our discussion to A, B and E because of wrong usage of alive in C and D.
How to decide the correct sequence of words

(E)

(A) and (B) seem to distort the meaning of the sentence. They claim that "all proceedings were not carried live" (equate that to "no proceedings were carried live")

(E), on the other hand, claims that "not all proceedings were carried live" (equate that to "some proceedings were not carried live"). This is succinct and best conveys the intended message.
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07 Oct 2008, 23:00
E.
IMO, both A and E are correct.
But E is stronger than A. Placing NOT before ALL shows stronger support for the rest of the sentence. briefly, authors like to emphasize sth, rather than simply say.
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08 Oct 2008, 02:50
yes OA is E. Thanks all for discusoin nd clearing my doubt
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11 Oct 2008, 21:20
incognito1 wrote:
ritula wrote:
Although all the proceedings of the Communist party conference held in Moscow were not carried live, Soviet audiences have seen a great deal of coverage.
(A) all the proceedings of the Communist party conference held in Moscow were not carried live
(B) all the Communist party conference’s Moscow proceedings were not carried live
(C) all the Communist party conference Moscow proceedings have not been carried alive
(D) not all the Communist party conference Moscow proceedings have been carried alive
(E) not all the proceedings of the Communist party conference held in Moscow were carried live

Lut us restirct our discussion to A, B and E because of wrong usage of alive in C and D.
How to decide the correct sequence of words

(E)

(A) and (B) seem to distort the meaning of the sentence. They claim that "all proceedings were not carried live" (equate that to "no proceedings were carried live")

(E), on the other hand, claims that "not all proceedings were carried live" (equate that to "some proceedings were not carried live"). This is succinct and best conveys the intended message.

Very good point even i selected E for the same purpose !!!

Not all and
all not
are two different contxts all together !!!

Good point +1 for u

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