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confusion with 'sympathy'

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29 May 2004, 11:11
219. By showing that South Africa does not have a free market and is in fact a kind of collectivist welfare state for Whites only, Sowell argues that American conservatives have no valid ideological grounds to be in sympathy with the Pretoria regime.
(A) to be in sympathy with
(B) to sympathize with
(C) for sympathizing with
(D) wrong
E) Wrong

please explain which one is right.

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29 May 2004, 15:40
to sympathize with - is the correct idiom.

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29 May 2004, 16:37

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29 May 2004, 17:07
The answer given is C. It is question number 219 in 885SC question bank from bigB

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