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# From getting up early in the morning and going for a six-mile run to..

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Updated on: 14 May 2019, 20:09
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From getting up early in the morning and going for a six-mile run to cutting out fried foods completely from his diet to hitting the gym for two hours every day, it was believed by Lawrence that physical fitness was the key to winning an Olympic gold medal.

(A) it was believed by Lawrence that physical fitness was the key
(B) Lawrence believed that physical fitness was the key
(C) physical fitness was believed by Lawrence to be the key
(D) it was Lawrence’s belief that physical fitness was the key
(E) Lawrence had believed physical fitness to be the key

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Here's how I went from 430 to 710, and how you can do it yourself:

Originally posted by dcummins on 14 May 2019, 17:46.
Last edited by Bunuel on 14 May 2019, 20:09, edited 2 times in total.
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14 May 2019, 18:24
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From getting up early in the morning and going for a six-mile run to cutting out fried foods completely from his diet to hitting the gym for two hours every day, it was believed by Lawrence that physical fitness was the key to winning an Olympic gold medal.

In the introductory modifier, His should correspond to a Noun after the initial comma.

Only B and E are the contenders.

E contains "had" past perfect , although there is no need for it .No 2 past events are described in the stem.

(B) Lawrence believed that physical fitness was the key
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