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# Dr. Sayres lecture recounted several little-known episodes

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Dr. Sayreâ€™s lecture recounted several little-known episodes in the relations between nations that illustrates what is wrong with alliances and treaties that do not have popular support.
(A) relations between nations that illustrates
(B) relation of one nation with another that illustrates
(C) relations between nations that illustrate
(D) relation of one nation with another and illustrate
(E) relations of nations that illustrates

What is the subject here-
1 Episodes - I guess this is the one which illustrates--
2 relations

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05 Jun 2005, 17:07
saurya_s wrote:
What is the subject here-
1 Episodes - I guess this is the one which illustrates--
2 relations. S

subject here is relation not episods nor relations. so only B makes sense because and in D is not necessary because that changes the meaning as well.
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05 Jun 2005, 17:44
(A),(C) relations between nations --> not idiomatic
(E)relatiosn of natiosn --> not idiomatic

(B) - is the best choice. illuatrates is required as it's the relation that illustrates the point, not the epidsodes or the lecture.

(D) is out as it uses 'and' as a joiner which is inappoprite.

B for me.
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05 Jun 2005, 18:15
will choose C
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05 Jun 2005, 18:18
Vithal wrote:
will choose C

vithal, IMO, in C relations between nations (how many nations? not clear. it could be 2 or 3 or so on) is not correct expression. if the relations among 10 nations, then?
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05 Jun 2005, 18:39
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vithal, IMO, in C relations between nations (how many nations? not clear. it could be 2 or 3 or so on) is not correct expression. if the relations among 10 nations, then?

I agree - I was thinking that illustrate should refer to episodes - but thinking back, I guess it is ok to "make it refer" to the lecture.
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05 Jun 2005, 19:16
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Dr. Sayreâ€™s lecture recounted several little-known episodes in the relations between nations that illustrates what is wrong with alliances and treaties that do not have popular support.
(A) relations between nations that illustrates
(B) relation of one nation with another that illustrates
(C) relations between nations that illustrate
(D) relation of one nation with another and illustrate
(E) relations of nations that illustrates

What is the subject here-
1 Episodes - I guess this is the one which illustrates--
2 relations

Thanks
S

Would choose C...
A, D and E have incorrect use of singulars/plurals in the word illustrate(s)
And in B i think it is redundant to say relation between one nation to another...also 'relations' correspons to 'episodes'
that's my logic anyway
what is the OA?
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06 Jun 2005, 01:18
OK, can somebody point out why the subject is relation and not episodes. I think relation is the object of preoposition.~So what is illustrating- i guess it is the examples/episodes not the relation per se. However, between is indeed doubtful in C.
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06 Jun 2005, 03:32
"relation" and "between" is redundant. so A) and C) are out. D) and E) are out because of wrong verb-subject-agreement. its B).
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