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08 Jan 2008, 09:29
[b]Despite [u]them attending to do it,[/u] doctors have not yet found a cure for the common cold.

(A)them attending to do it
(B)their attempts to do so
(C)them attending to do so
(D)the fact that they have attempted to do it
()Etheir attempts to do it[/b]

-thanx
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08 Jan 2008, 09:38
vermatanya wrote:
Despite them attending to do it, doctors have not yet found a cure for the common cold.

(A)them attending to do it
(B)their attempts to do so
(C)them attending to do so
(D)the fact that they have attempted to do it
()Etheir attempts to do it

-thanx

B it is,
so is used when referring to phrase and it is used when referring to a noun, here it/so intended to refer to finding a cure for common cold
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08 Jan 2008, 09:41
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