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# Analyze this. explanations will liven up this debate.

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13 Dec 2003, 02:44
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Analyze this.

explanations will liven up this debate.

the first line is

the growth of the rail roads led to the abolition of....
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13 Dec 2003, 03:25
D.

..sun reached....differed... should be the correct way of using past tense in this
sentence. so A , C and E are out.B is out coz using "which" 2 ce is unidiomatic.
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13 Dec 2003, 05:19
I would say E.

This is the only choice which doesn't make an agreement error and uses two adjective phrases in parallel.
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13 Dec 2003, 05:39
AkamaiBrah wrote:
I would say E.

This is the only choice which doesn't make an agreement error and uses two adjective phrases in parallel.

right again.

could you please elaborate a bit.

Determined...... and.... Differing

Would "differed" be wrong here?

thanks so much

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13 Dec 2003, 05:49
the times will always differ from place to place, hence the present participle is used.
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