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# Although she had signed a pledge of abstinence while being

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09 Jul 2009, 12:03
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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.

(C) at the time of her being adolescent

Please give ur explanation fr option B.

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09 Jul 2009, 13:12
I think the answer is E.

As far as option B goes, I think maybe the idiom is "during adolescence" or just "in adolescence"? Everything else just sounds blatantly wrong.

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10 Jul 2009, 08:33
OA is E.

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10 Jul 2009, 13:49
agree with E

'as' here used for "in capacity of"
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11 Jul 2009, 19:45
I understand OA is E , However adolescence and abstinence are noun and in parallel. Also being is always wrong in GMAT!!!???

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