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During World War II the German found it easy to seize

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During World War II the German found it easy to seize [#permalink]

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During World War II the German found it easy to seize Russian territory, but retaining it difficult

(A) retaining it difficult
(B) its retention difficult
(C) difficult in so far as retaining it was concerned
(D) difficulty was encountered in holding it
(E) difficult to retain it

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Re: During World War II the German found it easy to seize [#permalink]

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03 Aug 2017, 06:51
Should be E
Easy to sieze and difficult to retain. Parallelism

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03 Aug 2017, 06:59
E seems to be parallel in structure to previous clause.

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03 Aug 2017, 07:03
BeingHan wrote:
E seems to be parallel in structure to previous clause.

"E" is, in fact, the answer. Great Work.
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Re: During World War II the German found it easy to seize [#permalink]

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03 Aug 2017, 07:04
TejasD wrote:
Should be E
Easy to sieze and difficult to retain. Parallelism

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The answer is E. You are correct. Great Work.
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03 Aug 2017, 07:23
Inten21 wrote:
During World War II the German found it easy to seize Russian territory, but retaining it difficult

(A) retaining it difficult

(B) its retention difficult

(C) difficult in so far as retaining it was concerned

(D) difficulty was encountered in holding it

(E) difficult to retain it

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llism rules here ... to seize , to retain ..
E it is
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08 Aug 2017, 00:09
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Parallelism; Found it easy to..... but difficult to ...
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