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# Founded as a tongue-in-cheek contest between a long-distance swimmer,

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05 Apr 2019, 03:13
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Founded as a tongue-in-cheek contest between a long-distance swimmer, a professional cyclist, and a marathoner, the triathlon combines these three disciplines in the form of open water swimming, road bike racing, and a final run to the finish.

A - open water swimming, road bike racing, and a final run
B - an open water swim, a road bike race, and a final run
C - an open water swim, racing road bikes, and running finally
D - a swim in open water, a race with road bikes, and finally running
E - swimming through open water, a road bike race, and a final run

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09 Apr 2019, 03:06
B looks like the right answer, because it says swim, race, and run.

I also had a question. This sentence says "between a long-distance swimmer, a professional cyclist, and a marathoner". Since there are more than two items, should we use "among" instead of "between"?
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09 Apr 2019, 03:37
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Skyline393 wrote:
Founded as a tongue-in-cheek contest between a long-distance swimmer, a professional cyclist, and a marathoner, the triathlon combines these three disciplines in the form of open water swimming, road bike racing, and a final run to the finish.

A - open water swimming, road bike racing, and a final run
B - an open water swim, a road bike race, and a final run
C - an open water swim, racing road bikes, and running finally
D - a swim in open water, a race with road bikes, and finally running
E - swimming through open water, a road bike race, and a final run

llism is maintained an open water swim, a road bike race, and a final run

IMO B
Re: Founded as a tongue-in-cheek contest between a long-distance swimmer,   [#permalink] 09 Apr 2019, 03:37
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