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# Among the cossacks, vegetable farming was once so despised

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104.Among the cossacks, vegetable farming was once so despised that it was forbidden on pain of death.
(A) so despised that it was
(B) so despised to be
(C) so despised it had been
(D) despised enough that it was
(E) despised enough as to be
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27 May 2005, 01:23
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A)...we are tested on the right usage of an idiom and thats is "so...that"
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27 May 2005, 12:03
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sonaketu wrote:
A it is, so.. that...

For once, Sonaketu, I agree with you
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28 May 2005, 05:44
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meenu wrote:
A it is. OA?

I too vote for A.

HMTG.
PS : one of the rare occassions of harmony, let this peace prevail.
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28 May 2005, 12:10
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A.

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03 Jul 2007, 21:22
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perezhan wrote:
104.Among the cossacks, vegetable farming was once so despised that it was forbidden on pain of death.
(A) so despised that it was
(B) so despised to be
(C) so despised it had been
(D) despised enough that it was
(E) despised enough as to be

idiom: so X that Y
The weather was so humid that condensation accumulated on my car window.

that starts a restrictive clause so the tense needs to be the same.

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09 Mar 2008, 21:17
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Correct idiom is : So X that Y
This one seems to be frequently tested. Each time this idiom is tested, you would find "X enough that" as one of the answer choice, which uses the wrong idiom.
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11 Mar 2008, 09:39
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old one, A it is, So......That important idiom!
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17 May 2017, 10:59
in option D
enough...to also be a idioms
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Re: Among the cossacks, vegetable farming was once so despised &nbs [#permalink] 17 May 2017, 10:59
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