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During the summer of 1998, the reason for virtually every unusual weat

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During the summer of 1998, the reason for virtually every unusual weather condition, from droughts and heat waves to floods and storms was said to be caused by El Nino.

A. said to be caused by
B. blamed on
C. attributed to
D. supposed to be due to
E. said to be
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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New post 08 Feb 2018, 19:32
IMHO E).The use of the word reason warrants,for the underlined portion, not having a word similar in meaning to the word reason.
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DharLog wrote:
During the summer of 1998, the reason for virtually every unusual weather condition, from droughts and heat waves to floods and storms was said to be caused by El Nino.

A. said to be caused by
B. blamed on
C. attributed to
D. supposed to be due to
E. said to be


will go with E
A-Redundant
B-reason was blamed on --awkward
C-attributed to means as a result of --Redundant
D-Redundant --due to --reason
E-Correct.
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New post 11 Feb 2018, 10:55
I also pick E... why is C the correct one?
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I also went with E. Can someone please shed some light on this question?
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New post 11 Feb 2018, 12:41
Sorry very much!!

Of course the right answer is E.

The expalanation to all options is given above.
We can say that they are all redundant, except for E.
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