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# Charles Lindbergh, for his attempt at a solo transatlantic

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Charles Lindbergh, for his attempt at a solo transatlantic flight, was very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane, he therefore refused to carry even a pound of mail, despite being offered \$1,000 to do so.

A. Charles Lindbergh, for his attempt at a solo transatlantic flight, was very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane, he therefore
B. When Charles Lindbergh was attempting his solo transatlantic flight, being very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane, he
C. Since he was very reluctant to carry any extra weight on his plane when he was attempting his solo transatlantic flight, so Charles Lindbergh
D. Being very reluctant to carry any extra weight on his plane when he attempted his solo transatlantic flight was the reason that Charles Lindbergh
E. Very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane when he attempted his solo transatlantic flight, Charles Lindbergh

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26 Dec 2005, 10:23
E for correct modifier placement and clear meaning.

good SCs vivek
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26 Dec 2005, 13:05
Between A & E, I choose E

A seems to have sentence fragments........
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26 Dec 2005, 18:40
Just by looking at the avatar, I'm confused as to who is 'plsubbu' and 'duttsit'
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26 Dec 2005, 18:56
Compl(E)x, but only (E) is corr(E)ct
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26 Dec 2005, 21:32
giddi77 wrote:
Compl(E)x, but only (E) is corr(E)ct

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26 Dec 2005, 21:58
TeHCM wrote:
Just by looking at the avatar, I'm confused as to who is 'plsubbu' and 'duttsit'

TeHCM, I am confused too
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26 Dec 2005, 22:29
My choice was C!Guys why it is wrong? duttsit?TeHCM?

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26 Dec 2005, 22:34
Yurik79 wrote:
My choice was C!Guys why it is wrong? duttsit?TeHCM?

IMO, C sounds very weird. "Since.....so...." is unidiomatic. Also, the use of "attempting" is incorrect. Past tense should be used because it was an experiement that happened in the past
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27 Dec 2005, 01:11
Between A and E. I would choose E, for the correct modifier.

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27 Dec 2005, 10:03
OA is 'E'

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