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# An attempt to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, begun

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110. An attempt to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, begun almost two decades ago, has been unsuccessful despite efforts by many important groups, including the National Organization for Women.
(A) to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, begun almost two decades ago,
(B) begun almost two decades ago, for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment
(C) begun for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment almost two decades ago
(D) at ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment, begun almost two decades ago,
(E) that has begun almost two decades ago to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

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11 Nov 2006, 07:13
For me it's A since we have structure an attempt + to infinitif. And the modifier begun almost two decades ago is for Equal Rights etc.
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11 Nov 2006, 07:16
cute_smiley wrote:
For me it's A since we have structure an attempt + to infinitif. And the modifier begun almost two decades ago is for Equal Rights etc.

"attempt..to" is idiomatic

Hence, A.
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11 Nov 2006, 07:28
ak_idc wrote:
cute_smiley wrote:
For me it's A since we have structure an attempt + to infinitif. And the modifier begun almost two decades ago is for Equal Rights etc.

"attempt..to" is idiomatic

Hence, A.

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12 Mar 2018, 19:55
The main discussion for this topic is here: an-attempt-to-ratify-the-equal-rights-amendment-begun-77214.html

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