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Having witnessed the misfortunes of the refuges

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Having witnessed the misfortunes of the refugees , i was thankful for my blessings.

A. Having witnessed the misfortunes of the refuges
B. Having witnesses for the misfortunes of the refugees
C. After having witness the misfortunes of the refugees
D. Being witnesses to the misfortunes of the refugees
E. Being one of the witness to the misfortunes of the refugees

Originally posted by selim on 07 Apr 2018, 04:53.
Last edited by selim on 08 Apr 2018, 21:29, edited 1 time in total.
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Having witnessed the misfortunes of the refugees , i was thankful for my blessings.

A. Having witnessed the misfortunes of the refuges
B. Having witnesses for the misfortunes of the refugees
C. After having witness the misfortunes of the refugees
D. being witnesses to the misfortunes of the refugees
E. being one of the witness to the misfortunes of the refugees


Clearly, A is the correct answer.

B) for the misfortunes does not makes sense.
C) "After" adds an illogical series of event and a cause-relationship here, which is not required.
D) Being witnesses is an incorrect usage of Being.
E) The original sentence does not talk about how many witnesses were there. Hence, illogical.


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New post 08 Apr 2018, 18:40
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It wouldn't be a bad idea to capitalize all the first letter of the last two answer choices..!
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selim wrote:
Having witnessed the misfortunes of the refugees , i was thankful for my blessings.

A. Having witnessed the misfortunes of the refuges seems fine check others
B. Having witnesses for the misfortunes of the refugees ---witness is to be preferred
C. After having witness the misfortunes of the refugees --- having witnessed
D. Being witnesses to the misfortunes of the refugees --- witness is to be preferred
E. Being one of the witness to the misfortunes of the refugees --- too wordy
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