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At the invitation of Kwame Nkrumah, W.E.B. Du Bois settled

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At the invitation of Kwame Nkrumah, W.E.B. Du Bois settled in Gharla and became the editor of the Encyclopedia Africana.
(A) At the invitation of
(B) When he was invited by
(C) An invitation coming from
(D) An invitation that came from
(E) After having an invitation by

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At the invitation of Kwame Nkrumah, W.E.B. Du Bois settled in Gharla and became the editor of the Encyclopedia Africana.

(A) At the invitation of - correct idiom
(B) When he was invited by
(C) An invitation coming from - wrong modifier . W.E.B. Du Bois i snot an invitation
(D) An invitation that came from - wrong modifier . W.E.B. Du Bois i snot an invitation
(E) After having an invitation by - not sure whether invitation by is a correct idiom. Also, verb should be in past perfect because the action happened before WEB settled and became the editor.
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New post 14 Aug 2009, 03:51
learner wrote:
At the invitation of Kwame Nkrumah, W.E.B. Du Bois settled in Gharla and became the editor of the Encyclopedia Africana.

(A) At the invitation of - correct idiom
(B) When he was invited by
(C) An invitation coming from - wrong modifier . W.E.B. Du Bois i snot an invitation
(D) An invitation that came from - wrong modifier . W.E.B. Du Bois i snot an invitation
(E) After having an invitation by - not sure whether invitation by is a correct idiom. Also, verb should be in past perfect because the action happened before WEB settled and became the editor.



IMO A...too..well explained.... B & E are in passive voice...and C & D ..changes the meaning..wrong modifier...
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New post 14 Aug 2009, 06:37
nicely explained.

A for me too.
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