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During Roosevelt’s years in office Black Americans began voting for Democrats rather than Republicans in national elections, but Black support for Democrats at the state and local levels developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman.

(A) developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman
(B) developed only after when Harry Truman supported civil rights legislation
(C) developed only after Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation
(D) develops only at the time after the supporting of civil rights legislation by Harry Truman
(E) developed only after there being Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation
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HI Experts ,

please let us know is "only after when" is correct ?

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No, it is not correct - a preposition MUST be followed by a noun (or a nominal phrase / clause). The clause "when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman" is an adverbial clause, not a noun (or a nominal phrase / clause).
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My answer is C.

a - "developed only after when" sounds unidiomatic, plus it has passive voice
b - same as a, the right version should have been "developed only after Harry Truman supported..."
c - ok, no mistakes, something developed after something, parallelism is ok
d - too wordy and awkward
e - "there being" is unidiomatic

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New post 26 Aug 2009, 14:30
also gowith C, after ...seems like no need for when to be followed...also being is awkward
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New post 28 Aug 2009, 03:18
C is better than B, so I'll go with C.
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Is it okay to use 'after when' as written in Options A and B?

I thought either one - 'after' or 'when', but not both, should be used.
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During Roosevelt’s years in office Black Americans began voting for Democrats rather than Republicans in national elections, but Black support for Democrats at the state and local levels developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman.

(A) developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman
(B) developed only after when Harry Truman supported civil rights legislation
(C) developed only after Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation
(D) develops only at the time after the supporting of civil rights legislation by Harry Truman
(E) developed only after there being Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation

Originally posted by devinawilliam83 on 23 Feb 2012, 20:39.
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259. During Roosevelt’s years in office Black Americans began voting for Democrats rather than Republicans in national elections, but Black support for Democrats at the state and local levels developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman.
(A) developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman
(B) developed only after when Harry Truman supported civil rights legislation
(C) developed only after Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation
(D) develops only at the time after the supporting of civil rights legislation by Harry Truman
(E) developed only after there being Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation

I do not know the answer.. my guess is C :idea:

The Correct answer will be C.
A) Only after when - incorrect
B) Only after when - incorrect
D) at the time after the - incorrect
E) only after there being - incorrect
C) Makes the sentence clear and concise and the correct choice.
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259. During Roosevelt’s years in office Black Americans began voting for Democrats rather than Republicans in national elections, but Black support for Democrats at the state and local levels developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman.
(A) developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman
(B) developed only after when Harry Truman supported civil rights legislation
(C) developed only after Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation
(D) develops only at the time after the supporting of civil rights legislation by Harry Truman
(E) developed only after there being Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation

I do not know the answer.. my guess is C :idea:


+1 C

A - > Awkward
B - > Awkward -
C- > Correct
D -> Develops - > wrong verb tense; Develops is present tense while the action is in the past
E - > After there being is wrong
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I think C should have support to legislation????
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Only ____ when

Is this redundant?
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proper structure :

X developed only after Y.
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deepudiscover No, "support of" is correct. You can provide support to someone or something, but if we're not dealing with a verb (provide, lend, etc.), we use "of."

rocko911 "Only ___ when" isn't redundant. For instance, we can say "It only hurts when I laugh" or "You should only eat when you're hungry." However, "after when" is definitely redundant, or just wrong. Which one is it? After or when?
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abrakadabra21 wrote:
proper structure :

X developed only after Y.



Hello abrakadabra21,

Of course with the given choices, the structure that you have mentioned in correct.

However, both the following constructions are correct:

X developed only after Y

X developed only when Y


However, we definitely cannot say that X developed only after when Y.


Hope this helps. :-)
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devinawilliam83 wrote:
During Roosevelt’s years in office Black Americans began voting for Democrats rather than Republicans in national elections, but Black support for Democrats at the state and local levels developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman.

(A) developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman
(B) developed only after when Harry Truman supported civil rights legislation
(C) developed only after Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation
(D) develops only at the time after the supporting of civil rights legislation by Harry Truman
(E) developed only after there being Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation



look at e
after is a preposition and after "after", it is logic to show a point of time, and not logic to show a period. in E, a period is shown after "after". this is not logic. E is gone.

consider

after I am learning english, I go out for change.

this is not logic.

this kind of meaning error, similar to other meaning error, can be found if we use our common sense of this world. a concept is so simple but fatally important.
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(A) developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman -> only after when is incorrect
(B) developed only after when Harry Truman supported civil rights legislation -> same as A
(C) developed only after Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation -> Correct
(D) develops only at the time after the supporting of civil rights legislation by Harry Truman -> awkward
(E) developed only after there being Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation -> being and wordy
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The use of ‘after when’ in this sentence is incorrect.
The intention here is to say <something> developed only after <something>

We can first eliminate Options with ‘when’ and look at the remaining options:

(A) developed only after when civil rights legislation was supported by Harry Truman
(B) developed only after when Harry Truman supported civil rights legislation
(C) developed only after Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation
(D) develops only at the time after the supporting of civil rights legislation by Harry Truman
(E) developed only after there being Harry Truman’s support of civil rights legislation

Eliminate Options A and B

Eliminate Option D for the use of ‘develops’ – this is an incorrect tense change. The event occurred in the past, clearly.

Eliminate Option E for use of ‘there being’. The use of ‘being’ is not correct.

Option C is the best choice.

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