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# In the last twenty years, despite the chauvinism of European

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14 May 2005, 07:05
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In the last twenty years, despite the chauvinism of European connoisseurs, California wines are respected throughout the world.

are respected

are becoming better respected

which have gained respect

have gained respect

have since become respected

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14 May 2005, 07:08
D
Present perfect fits in the best to describe a continuous event (gaining respect)
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agree with Vithal.
Shunned A and B for passive construction, C is wrong because it introduces a dependent clause and we need a present perfect as in D.
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14 May 2005, 09:09
A) Wrong. In the last 20 years California wines are respected.

B) Awkward and wordy. In the last 20 years California wines are becoming better respected.

C) WRONG. CA wines which have gained respect.

D) CORRECT. California wines have gained respect.

E) Cleary wrong.
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17 Jun 2007, 01:41
Vithal wrote:
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Present perfect fits in the best to describe a continuous event (gaining respect)

Agree. In the last twenty years implies action from the past to the present point in time, thus, present perfect. (has/have + past participle)

have/has gained.

wines have gained respect.
Therefore D.
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17 Oct 2016, 09:44
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