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For members of a seventeenth-century Ashanti nation in Africa, animal hide shields with wooden frames were essential items of military equipment, a method to protect warriors against enemy arrows and spears.


A) a method to protect
B) as a method protecting
C) protecting
D) as a protection of
E) to protect

Originally posted by deep on 15 Aug 2006, 08:37.
Last edited by pqhai on 09 Nov 2013, 19:29, edited 1 time in total.
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New post 15 Aug 2006, 08:41
C it is.

Perfect use of dual modifiers (Initial and Terminal modifiers)
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New post 15 Aug 2006, 08:43
Picking C.

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=29775
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New post 15 Aug 2006, 11:35
ps_dahiya wrote:
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IMO E is better.

E would have been better without a comma.


Thanks very much Dahiya.. I checked the original thread posted by Gaurav as well and understood the error i was making. I had in fact chosen C initially but somehow fell in the trap of assuming that PROTECTING was showing Continuous action which was incorrect.

All sorted out..thanks
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New post 16 Aug 2006, 04:53
The answer must be (C). For a textbook explanation as to why the terminal modifier is best here check out a very similiar problem in Kaplan 800: pg 184 (#59).
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That was an awesome explnation by deowl in the link...Thanks BuzzGaurav
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New post 09 Nov 2013, 12:54
Cab antone explain what's wrong with D?
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New post 05 Sep 2017, 09:15
wow, I never expect "..., V-ing" can be used for an object with "be" as a verb.
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