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# In the early nineteenth century, as land and resources

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27 Apr 2017, 10:07
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In the early nineteenth century, as land and resources became more scarce in the western universities, most scientists renounced their home towns to join factions whose access to resources was less restricted.

B)to join factions where there was access to resources that was less restricted
D)to join factions with less restrictions on resources
E)to join factions having less restrictions on resources

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27 Apr 2017, 10:24
why is the option "D" incorrect?
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27 Apr 2017, 10:43
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prashamber wrote:
why is the option "D" incorrect?

Restrictions are countable---->usage of less is wrong.
Fewer should be used.
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01 May 2017, 11:51
In D there is change of meaning IMO.

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