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As well as heat and light, the Sun is the source of a continuous stream of atomic particles known as the solar wind.
(A) As well as heat and light, the Sun is the source of a continuous stream
(B) Besides heat and light, also the Sun is the source of a continuous stream
(C) Besides heat and light, the Sun is also the source of a continuous streaming
(D) The Sun is the source not only of heat and light, but also of a continuous stream
(E) The Sun is the source of not only heat and light but, as well, of a continuous streaming
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28 Oct 2006, 11:33
straight D.......Not only ----but also...others have modifier problem also
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28 Oct 2006, 14:17
D for better construction i.e. use of "not only..but also"
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28 Oct 2006, 14:34
punnu_mba wrote:
Why can't it be C ??

because "continuous streaming of X" is wrong .... it has to be "continuous stream of X" .... where "stream" is noun and "continuous" is an adjective modifying stream ......
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29 Oct 2006, 00:02
punnu_mba wrote:
Why can't it be C ??

because Sun is the source of heat and light... C makes heat and light unrelated to the sun. "streaming" is also wrong as mentioned by someone already.

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