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Herself the mother of seven children, Mrs. New- land

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Herself the mother of seven children, Mrs. New- land discusses the care of infants in very helpful ways.

(A) Herself
(B) Herself being
(C) In that she is herself
(D) Because of being herself
(E) Being herself
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14 Sep 2006, 02:26
C,D and E can be eliminated right away. That leaves A and B. Ging for A.
(A) Herself - CORRECT
(B) Herself being - gramatically right, but more wordier than A.
(C) In that she is herself - She is herself? WRONG
(D) Because of being herself - being herself? WRONG
(E) Being herself - being herself?WRONG

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14 Sep 2006, 03:10
kripalkavi wrote:
C,D and E can be eliminated right away. That leaves A and B. Ging for A.
(A) Herself - CORRECT
(B) Herself being - gramatically right, but more wordier than A.
(C) In that she is herself - She is herself? WRONG
(D) Because of being herself - being herself? WRONG
(E) Being herself - being herself?WRONG

I am with (A)

B.D.E --being ..OUT

C-- sounds weird to me..

A wins~

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14 Sep 2006, 07:55
I would go with B. "Herself being" sounds better than "being herself"
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14 Sep 2006, 09:36
A seems better than the rest..

It is hard to choose when all the answer choices don't seem quite right

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14 Sep 2006, 09:41
B sounds like correct answer, but I could see it being considered too wordy.

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14 Sep 2006, 10:11
OA is (A) guyz.And yes (A) does sound good.
(B) is wordier than (A) ,though not incorrect
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