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# Archaeologists in ireland believe that a recently discovered

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Archaeologists in ireland believe that a recently discovered chalice, which dates from the eighth century, was probably buried to keep from being stolen by invaders.

A) to keep from
B) to keep it from
C) to avoid
D) in order that it would avoid
E) in order to keep from

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B is best..

Keep it from being stolen sounds idiomatic in india..

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I am between A and B

However I think A
because "it" in A is unnecessary

What is AO?

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15 Jun 2008, 23:00
OA is B

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15 Jun 2008, 23:16
you are right prasanna. C makes it sound like the chalice is trying to avoid being stolen

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