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# In feudal Korea, cattle were traditionally used as beasts of burden

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In feudal Korea, cattle were traditionally used as beasts of burden, rather than as a food source, and fish were the primary source of protein in the typical diet.

A. cattle were traditionally used as beasts of burden, rather than as a food source, and fish were
B. cattle were being used as beasts of burden, rather than as a food source, and fish were providing
C. cattle were traditionally used as beasts of burden, rather than a food source, with fish being
D. the traditional use of cattle was as beasts of burden, rather than for the provision of food, and fish were
E. cattle were traditionally used for beasts of burden, rather than for a food source, and fish were
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22 Aug 2017, 09:52
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In feudal Korea, cattle were traditionally used as beasts of burden, rather than as a food source, and fish were the primary source of protein in the typical diet.

A. cattle were traditionally used as beasts of burden, rather than as a food source, and fish were
B. cattle were being used as beasts of burden, rather than as a food source, and fish were providing
C. cattle were traditionally used as beasts of burden, rather than a food source, with fish being
D. the traditional use of cattle was as beasts of burden, rather than for the provision of food, and fish were
E. cattle were traditionally used for beasts of burden, rather than for a food source, and fish were

A has proper open parallelism and fish are plural so we need plural verrb
B use of being is wrong past continuous tense is not required .
C as is missing after rather than
D again as is missing
E "used for" beasts changes meaning as it suggests they were used for beasts rather than as a beasts
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