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85. Although it was once funded entirely by the government, the Victoria and Albert Museum was one of the first of Britain’s national museums seeking support from corporations and private donors and to increase income by increasing attendance.
(A) one of the first of Britain’s national museums seeking support from
(B) one of Britain’s first national museums seeking support of
(C) among Britain’s first national museums to seek support of
(D) among the first of Britain’s national museums to seek support from
(E) among Britain’s first national museums that have sought the support of

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'seek support from' is right. not 'support of'.

D is good. Also maintains parallelism... 'to seek support from.....to increase income..'

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D for me as well. to seek support from is idiomatic

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among is used to describe several choices (more than 2).

the first of (Group) is singular.

what exactly does among the first of (Group) mean?

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has to be "C". D (among first of) doesn't look idiomatic to me.

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has to be "C". D (among first of) doesn't look idiomatic to me.


but that changes support from to support of as well. I'm going with D, do we have an OA?

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has to be "C". D (among first of) doesn't look idiomatic to me.


but that changes support from to support of as well. I'm going with D, do we have an OA?


OA is D

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