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During the last century, whaling voyages departed regularly from the

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During the last century, whaling voyages departed regularly from the New England states, and because each voyage normally extends for years, the hold was packed with supplies before a whaling ship set sail.


A. and because each voyage normally extends for years

B. and because each trip was long

C. and because each voyage normally extended for years

D. and while these were long trips

E. and because the voyage had lasted for years



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C since it maintains the tense without shift as in A. In B the word 'long' does not relect fully a journey that takes years
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A. and because each voyage normally extends for years
B. and because each trip was long Wordy
C. and because each voyage normally extended for years Make perfect sense.
D. and while these were long trips Wordy
E. and because the voyage had lasted for years Does not make sense
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