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# I heard about the astronaut selection almost simultaneously

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I heard about the astronaut selection almost simultaneously [#permalink]

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I heard about the astronaut selection almost simultaneously from Ed White and Armed Forces Radio.

(A) I heard about the astronaut selection almost simultaneously

(B) About the astronaut selection, I heard almost simultaneously

(C) I almost heard about the astronaut selection simultaneously

(D) Simultaneously, I heard about the astronaut selection

(E) I simultaneously, almost heard about the astronaut selection

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28 Jun 2004, 05:51
IMO (A) looks fine,

(Was between (A) and (D), can't say why didn't selected (D))

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Re: SC: astronaut [#permalink]

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30 Jun 2004, 08:37
srijay007 wrote:
I heard about the astronaut selection almost simultaneously from Ed White and Armed Forces Radio.

(A) I heard about the astronaut selection almost simultaneously

(B) About the astronaut selection, I heard almost simultaneously

(C) I almost heard about the astronaut selection simultaneously

(D) Simultaneously, I heard about the astronaut selection

(E) I simultaneously, almost heard about the astronaut selection

A sounds correct to me.

C - changes the meaning of the sentence to 'I didn't hear about astronaut selection, but almost did'

E - same as above

B & D - can't explain, except to say that they don't sound right
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30 Jun 2004, 08:43
Pondering over this sentence a little, can any sentence begin with About?

Any help on the above? (examples of sentences starting with About)

Ofcourse my FA is A

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30 Jun 2004, 11:58
ans = A

B .. the problem here is that this sentence does not have the 'FLOW' and it sort of 'breakz' the construction.. ofcourse it does give the meaning... but ....

D= the fact here is ''I heard '' first and then ''I THEN knew it was simultaneous'' so I guess it shuld be as A is...

hope that helps!

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