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# Aviation officials have not only failed to determine the

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Director
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Aviation officials have not only failed to determine the [#permalink]

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24 Aug 2006, 12:00
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Aviation officials have not only failed to determine the cause of the crash, but they have also ignored demands by the pilots union that the investigation should be expedited.

(A) crash, but they have also ignored demands by the pilots union that the investigation should be expedited
(B) crash but also ignored demands by the pilots union that the investigation be expedited
(C) crash but have ignored demands for expediting the investigation by the pilotsâ€™ union
(D) crash, but they are also ignoring the pilotsâ€™ unionâ€™s demands to expedite the investigation
(E) crash: the demands by the pilotsâ€™ union that the investigation should be expedited have also been ignored

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24 Aug 2006, 12:09
Futuristic wrote:
Aviation officials have not only failed to determine the cause of the crash, but they have also ignored demands by the pilots union that the investigation should be expedited.

(A) crash, but they have also ignored demands by the pilots union that the investigation should be expedited
(B) crash but also ignored demands by the pilots union that the investigation be expedited
(C) crash but have ignored demands for expediting the investigation by the pilotsâ€™ union
(D) crash, but they are also ignoring the pilotsâ€™ unionâ€™s demands to expedite the investigation
(E) crash: the demands by the pilotsâ€™ union that the investigation should be expedited have also been ignored

is not it a too easy for you?
B. have "not only" + v-in past form ........ + "but also" + v-in past form ........

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24 Aug 2006, 15:37
B again...
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Uh uh. I know what you're thinking. "Is the answer A, B, C, D or E?" Well to tell you the truth in all this excitement I kinda lost track myself. But you've gotta ask yourself one question: "Do I feel lucky?" Well, do ya, punk?

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24 Aug 2006, 19:28
A is redundant. demands ...should... restating have...

(B) is best.

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24 Aug 2006, 20:30
is not it a too easy for you?

Sorry, I fail to comprehend your question....

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25 Aug 2006, 00:04
OA is B

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25 Aug 2006, 10:14
(B) crash but also ignored demands by the pilots union that the investigation be expedited

"not only .. .but also" idiom

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25 Aug 2006, 10:14
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