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94. Although she had signed a pledge of abstinence while being an adolescent, Frances Willard was 35 years old before she chose to become a temperance activist.
(A) while being an adolescent
(B) while in adolescence
(C) at the time of her being adolescent
(D) as being in adolescence
(E) as an adolescent

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I would appreicate more explanations,like why other choices are wrong.This would be a great help.
Why is B wrong?

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94. Although she had signed a pledge of abstinence while being an adolescent, Frances Willard was 35 years old before she chose to become a temperance activist.
(A) while being an adolescent
(B) while in adolescence
(C) at the time of her being adolescent
(D) as being in adolescence
(E) as an adolescent


Fuqua, Eliminate A, C, D coz of the participle "being".

"While" is used to show 2 actions that are occuring at the same time. Dunno how to explain it better. Anyone else care to?

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