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New post 28 Mar 2009, 19:13
IMO A.

I came down to A and D.

A - looks ok
B- having been made
C- telescope is used in modifier so if I remove it that I will not find reference for such an optical instrument
D- need a subject before quickly built
E- use of being

This reasoning could be wrong.
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New post 29 Mar 2009, 03:03
Why 'did not' is preferred instead of 'had not' in this sentence??

I don't understand why it couldn't be in past perfect.
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New post 29 Mar 2009, 03:52
A - This is correct, after POE
B - usage of "had not", "having been made"
C - doesn't sound right
D - "he" needs to be there before "quickly built"
E - "Even though... but" don't go together, use of being

What's the OA?
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New post 30 Mar 2009, 21:54
Going against the grain here and choosing D.

By adding Even though at the start of the sentence, "he" is not necessary.
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