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# Geologists believe that the Bering land bridge, over which

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Geologists believe that the Bering land bridge, over which [#permalink]

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22 Jun 2004, 04:38
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Geologists believe that the Bering land bridge, over which human beings are thought to have first entered the Americans, disappeared about 14,000 years ago when massive glaciers melted and caused the sea level to rise several hundred feet worldwide.
(A) are thought to have first entered
(B) were thought first to enter
(C) were thought at first to enter
(D) are thought of as first entering
(E) were thought to first enter

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22 Jun 2004, 05:22
IMO (A) is best.

We need present tense "are", so B,C,E are out.
Needless to say D sounds awkward and unidiomatic.

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22 Jun 2004, 05:25
syamee_u wrote:
Geologists believe that the Bering land bridge, over which human beings are thought to have first entered the Americans, disappeared about 14,000 years ago when massive glaciers melted and caused the sea level to rise several hundred feet worldwide.
(A) are thought to have first entered
(B) were thought first to enter
(C) were thought at first to enter
(D) are thought of as first entering
(E) were thought to first enter

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This one has already been discussed.

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22 Jun 2004, 05:28
A for me. Also, I think there is a typo. Right after the underlined portion, it should read "the Americas".
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22 Jun 2004, 10:20
Geologists believe that ... human beings ... entered the Americans,

Only A makes sense. Others have enter entering etc.

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22 Jun 2004, 10:20
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