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# In 1791 Robert Carter III, one of the wealthiest plantation

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In 1791 Robert Carter III, one of the wealthiest plantation [#permalink]

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In 1791 Robert Carter III, one of the wealthiest plantation owners in Virginia, stunned his family, friends, and neighbors by filing a deed of emancipation, setting free the more than 500 slaves who were legally considered his property.
(A) setting free the more than 500 slaves who were legally considered
(B) setting free more than the 500 slaves legally considered as
(C) and set free more than 500 slaves, who were legally considered as
(D) and set free more than the 500 slaves who were legally considered
(E) and he set free the more than 500 slaves who were legally considered as
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02 Aug 2008, 13:20
"considered as" is in correct, so eliminate b,c,e

d is incorrect because it is awkward, "In 1791 Robert.. stunned... and set free" which implies that he did both at a point in time.

A is best.
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02 Aug 2008, 20:24
rigger wrote:
"considered as" is in correct, so eliminate b,c,e

d is incorrect because it is awkward, "In 1791 Robert.. stunned... and set free" which implies that he did both at a point in time.

A is best.

Yes true he did not do both things together at the same time.

usage of considered is correct in A and D
OA is A
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Re: SC-robert   [#permalink] 02 Aug 2008, 20:24
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