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# Among the objects found in the excavated temple were small

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106. Among the objects found in the excavated temple were small terra-cotta effigies left by supplicants who were either asking the goddess Bona Deaâ€™s aid in healing physical and mental ills or thanking her for such help.

(A) in healing physical and mental ills or thanking her for such help
(B) in healing physical and mental ills and to thank her for helping
(C) in healing physical and mental ills, and thanking her for helping
(D) to heal physical and mental ills or to thank her for such help
(E) to heal physical and mental ills or thanking her for such help

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25 Jan 2006, 00:02
A for me.

- parallellism: either asking .. or thanking ...
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Incorrect:
D/E - "aid in healing" is better than "aid to heal"...
B - not parallel
C - "helping" with what? Incorrect -ing
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25 Jan 2006, 00:15
A

Idiom: Aid...in...

Also E has "Either....or" construction
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25 Jan 2006, 00:27
Oops I meant A

Yurik, "aid in" is more idiomatic than "aid to"...also, in D, the construction is not ||. It should read "asking...aid in healing.... thanking"
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